Russell L. Ackoff Quotes

Top 11 wise famous quotes and sayings by Russell L. Ackoff

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Russell L. Ackoff quotes: Creativity is the ability to identify self-imposed constraints, remove them, and explore the consequences of their removal. Creativity is the ability to identify self-imposed constraints, remove them, and explore the consequences of their removal.
Russell L. Ackoff quotes: So much time is currently spent in worrying about the future that the present is allowed to go to hell. So much time is currently spent in worrying about the future that the present is allowed to go to hell.
Russell L. Ackoff quotes: The future is better dealt with using assumptions than forecasts. The future is better dealt with using assumptions than forecasts.
Russell L. Ackoff quotes: Unless people can express themselves well in ordinary English, they don't know what they are talking about. Unless people can express themselves well in ordinary English, they don't know what they are talking about.
Russell L. Ackoff quotes: The lower the rank of managers, the more they know about fewer things. The higher the rank of managers, the less they know about many things. The lower the rank of managers, the more they know about fewer things. The higher the rank of managers, the less they know about many things.
Russell L. Ackoff quotes: Managers who don't know how to measure what they want settle for wanting what they can measure. Managers who don't know how to measure what they want settle for wanting what they can measure.
Russell L. Ackoff quotes: To manage a system effectively, you might focus on the interactions of the parts rather than their behavior taken separately. To manage a system effectively, you might focus on the interactions of the parts rather than their behavior taken separately.
Russell L. Ackoff quotes: Nothing is harder to topple than a fact that supports a deeply held prejudice denied by its holder. Nothing is harder to topple than a fact that supports a deeply held prejudice denied by its holder.
Russell L. Ackoff quotes: Our ability to solve problem is limited by our conception of what is feasible. Our ability to solve problem is limited by our conception of what is feasible.