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Division of Human Knowledge: Managerially Stupid?
"From a management point of view, the current division of human knowledge into disciplines is managerially stupid and an often evil design of science, which blocks off inquiry into critical issues because the issues don't fit into the disciplines."
-- Churchman, C.W. "Management Science: Science of Managing and Managing of Science,"Interfaces, 24(4), July-August 1994, pp. 99-110.
Of Financial Capital & Intellectual Capital
"Unlike capital, knowledge is most valuable when it is controlled and used by those on the front lines of the organization."
-- Bartlett, C.A. & Ghoshal, S. "Changing the Role of the Top Management: Beyond Systems to People," Harvard Business Review, May-June 1995, pp. 132-142.
Highest Bandwidth Network: Between the Water Fountain and the Coffee Machine?
"The best information environments will take advantage of the ability of IT to overcome geography but will also acknowledge that the highest bandwidth network of all is found between the water fountain and the coffee machine."