Tag Archives: Fiat

Rebooting management?

“A programmer can re-program a computer. No one can reprogram a society. Those who try are first called revolutionaries, then tyrants, and finally failures.” Americans promulgated the MBA-style management errors measuring everything against profit. Britons countered with command-and-control policies and … Continue reading

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The human face of the accreditation disease

Whilst outside the laboratory focus of the ISOwatch blog, the comment below is highlighted because it eloquently shows the frustration and damage to workers’ lives caused by ISO-inspired accreditation scams.  The comments show how incomprehensively alien the accreditation philosophy is to engineers.  The … Continue reading

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