Thoughts on ways to improve the management of professional services firms

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

The financial crisis - when traffic rules fail

This scene does not do the story justice because I missed the main shot.

I was standing there in Shanghai watching the traffic. A number of drivers needed to go in different directions, requiring others to give way.

As I watched, traffic grid-locked because each wanted to do their own thing independent of others. As a consequence, it became a zero sum game in which all lost.

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