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The menace of the naval mind?

BS 5750 emerged from Allied military standards for industrial procurement.  Rear-Admiral Spickernell then pushed this British Standard on the ISO.  Hence the ISO 9000 series and the standards derived from it such as ISO 17025 and ISO 15189.  Now management … Continue reading

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The strategy is, don’t interrupt the money flow

Bill Bonner writes in The World’s Fattest Army, “The late colonel John Boyd, of the US Air Force, observed that: “It is not true the Pentagon has no strategy. It has a strategy, and once you understand what that strategy … Continue reading

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