Quotes By Russell AckoffA problem never exists in isolation; it is surrounded by other problems in space and time. The more of the context of a problem that a scientist can comprehend, the greater are his chances of finding a truly adequate solution.
It is far better to do the right thing wrong than to do the wrong thing right.
To manage a system effectively, you might focus on the interactions of the parts rather than their behavior taken separately.
If there isn't join in work, you won't get productivity, and you won't get quality.
The end of one problem may be the beginning of another.
Managers who don't know how to measure what they want settle for wanting what they can measure.