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Bigger isn't always better for business

Charles Handy at Marketplace - Bigger isn't always better for business:

"If I were to visit a symphony orchestra and ask them about their growth plans for the future, how would they respond? They would talk about their plans to extend their repertoire and to bring their work to new audiences, not about increasing the number of violinists. The same holds true for a school or a hospital. Once they get to the appropriate size, they strive to be better not bigger.

Why should it be different for business? Why does almost every business that I know seek to grow in size, year after year, in fact, as if there were no limit?"

(Via Signal vs. Noise

Fri, 07 Mar 2008 21:13:38 +0000