In the operation of modern markets, disruption of organisations has become profitable. While disruption may not be justifiable in terms of productivity, the short-term returns to stockholders provide a strong incentive to the powers of chaos disguised by that seemingly reassuring word "re-engineering". Perfectly viable businesses are gutted or abandoned, capable employees are set adrift rather than rewarded, simply because the organisation must prove to the market that it is capable of change.From The Corrosion of Character.
Monday, 11 July 2011
The second half of this sounds a bit like NOTW: