In a rapidly changing world law firms are faced with pressures like never before. Nick Sinfield looks at how the results of research in the business worldcan help guide the legal profession in an increasingly hostile environment.
Few people today would argue against the notion that we are standing on the threshold of a very different world. To set the scene, Gary Hamel – often described as the strategic guru of our age – published a book called Leading the Revolution in August 2000. He talks on the opening page about the end of progress, by which he means the end of the kind of predictive scientific rationalism that has been at the heart of development of business strategy for the past few hundred years.
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