Action Heroes

Business is about action. ‘People act in order to think,’ says the American academic, Karl Weick. Survey after survey shows that managers spend little time in contemplation and a lot of time making phone calls, having impromptu meetings and rushing around in states of panic.

As the moment is seized and squeezed, the sedentary manager is quickly an ex-manager. Before acting contemplate these words of wisdom:

- Stuart Crainer

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