People Are Not Your Greatest Asset – Anthony J. Bradley and Mark P. McDonald – Harvard Business Review


From Reese Jones, a trustee of SU:

….great people can be your greatest liability. If Enron wasn’t enough evidence of this, the 2008 financial crisis has now given us plenty more. What about Lehman Brothers, AIG and Countrywide?

The primary purpose of a business organization is assemble a group of people, who previously may have had no association, and empower them to accomplish productive work toward the organization’s objectives. More effective empowerment typically equals more productive work…

People Are Not Your Greatest Asset – Anthony J. Bradley and Mark P. McDonald – Harvard Business Review.

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