The Distortion of Ideas LO22961

Brian Gordon (
Sat, 23 Oct 1999 07:43:01 -0700

Replying to LO22949 --

Fred wrote a very interesting piece - with which I agree entirely - about
how distortion of ideas occurs. Toward the end of it, he said:

>There is a real cost to organizations lurking in this morass. If you have
>the right solution, and you blow it during implementation, the right
>solution will be discarded and the search for a new one will begin.
>Almost surely, the next solution will be of lower quality than the first.
>And, if this second one is muffed at implementation time, yet another
>search will begin and an even lower quality solution will be queued up.

Fred, why is it that you believe subsequent solutions will inevitably be
of lower quality?

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