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“A group of people get together and exist as an institution we call a company so they are able to accomplish something collectively that they could not accomplish separately – they make a contribution to society, a phrase which sounds trite but is fundamental.”
David Packard

Peter M. Senge
“Business and human endeavors are systems…we tend to focus on snapshots of isolated parts of the system. And wonder why our deepest problems never get solved.”
Peter Senge

Paul Hawken
“The bottom line is down where it belongs – at the bottom. Far above it in importance are the infinite number of events that produce the profit or loss. ”
Paul Hawken

Michael E. Porter
“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”
Michael Porter, What Is Strategy?

W. Edwards Deming
“A goal without amethod is cruel.”
W. Edwards Deming

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