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Sunday, October 30, 2005

Perfection? Or Business Excellence

Skip, our good friend over at Random Thoughts from a CTO, has some interesting and intriguing perspectives on the challenge of seeking business perfection.

He starts out with:

"What does it mean to be perfect or to obtain perfection? Some may say that to be perfect is to not have any flaws. Others may say not to make any mistakes. Still others may say that there is no such thing in the world as perfection.

Can one truly reach perfection? It depends on the definition. In an organization, people expect perfection - customers, vendors, managers, and those good-ol-fashion perfectionists out there. It's demanded from us. But can we deliver on those demands?"

Read the entire entry here.

BOTTOMLINE: Skip's definition of business perfection? "Perfection to me is to provide the very best value that is possible given the abilities and constraints that are put upon the team."

Sounds like a good definition of business excellence, to me!

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