Thursday, June 30, 2005

Einstein and management by objective

There is an interesting story about Albert Einstein practicing management by objective. Einstein once wanted a paper clip for putting his papers together but the only clip that he used was severely bent out of place. His assistant found a whole box of new paper clips and thought that he had solved the problem but to his dismay Einstein used the new paper clip as a tool to straighten the old paper clip. Explaining his eccentric behavior, he stated that once he was own to something it was very difficult to deflect him


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