Russell Ackoff filmed giving a lecture in 1995. Here Ackoff. reflects upon the effectiveness of efficiency programmes being run at that time. He put up a list on an over-head projector (OHP) including many activities that can be found in organisations today. Stafford Beer draws upon studies and surveys indicating that the majority led to an increase in costs.
About Howard Clark
Howard Clark has 20 years experience of services effectiveness, operations management and consulting in the public, private and HEI sectors. He has spent 12 years consulting as an external and internal consultant including 5 years with Vanguard Consulting.