To grasp organizational life as it is, read novels (!) .... It is my fervent belief that we will never design rational processes that "overcome" such irregularities—don't bother telling that to a consultant. Hence, we should embrace the real, nonrational, nonlinear world with vigor and glee—and develop enterprise and career strategies accordingly.
Source: http://www.tompeters.com blog posted on 03.19.07
Contributed by: Laurie