them, provision is made to recognize the importance of environmental
weak signals. A well-qualified advisory board of experts may help in
this regard, given Jonathan Swift's eighteenth-century reminder, "How
is it possible to expect that mankind will take advice when they will
not so much as take warning?"
Harland Cleveland, The Knowledge Executive ( New York: E. P. Dutton, 1985), pp. 34-35.
Steven Fink, Crisis Management: Planning for the Inevitable ( New York: AMACOM, 1986).
H. Igor Ansoff, "Conceptual Underpinnings of Systematic. Strategic
Management," European Journal of Operational Research 2, 19 ( 1985); and
idem, Implanting Strategic Management ( Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1984).
Ansoff, "Conceptual Underpinnings," pp. 6-7.
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Book title: The Director's & Officer's Guide to Advisory Boards.
Contributors: Robert K. Mueller - Author.
Publisher: Quorum Books.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 1990.
Page number: 101.
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