„I wanted to change the rules of engagement, asking for more— from fewer. I was insisting that we had to have only the best people…If you wanted excellence, at a minimum, the ambience had to reflect excellence.“

—  Jack Welch

Fonte: Jack: Straight from the Gut (2001), Ch. 9.

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„Simply having rules does not change the things that people want to do. You have to change incentives.“

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—  John Prescott Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1997–2007) 1938

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„I began to write in the first place because I expected everything to change, and I wanted to have things in writing the way they had been.“

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