A company is more likely to die of indigestion from too much opportunity than starvation from too little.
Content: Quotation | Author: David Packard | Subject: Opportunity
[In 1949], I attended a meeting of business leaders. I suggested at the meeting that management people had a responsibility beyond that of making a profit for their stockholders. I said that we … had a responsibility to our employees to recognize their dignity as human beings, and to assure that they should share in the success which their work made possible. I pointed out, … [ Read more ]
Content: Quotation | Author: David Packard | Source: Prism (Arthur D. Little) | Subjects: Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility
Profit is not the proper end and aim of management. It is what makes all the proper ends and aims possible.
Content: Quotation | Author: David Packard | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Business Rules, Capitalism, Management
Content: Book | Author: David Packard | Subjects: Entrepreneurship, People