The Threat of Pigeons and Other Fundamentalists
Two years ago this month in Fast Company, I wrote:
We don't expect a pigeon to wise up and change its behavior. But what about your boss? Have you ever had a boss who said, "I've looked at all the best thinking on [insert issue here: factory expansion, layoffs, global warming, stem-cell research, foreign trade], and I'm going to change my mind; my old position was wrong, and this is what we should do instead"? Or is your boss, well, more like a pigeon?
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Not too much has changed, I'm afraid.