Thursday, January 24, 2008

Great editorial

I commend to your reading Rob Preston's "Down to Business" column in this week's Information Week magazine. The online version is here.

Titled, "In a Gray World, Why Do We See in Black and White?," Preston makes the point that there is a difference "between conviction and blind obedience." While he is writing about the IT world, you can substitute analogous library terms and suddenly his thoughts are totally, eerily relevant to us.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for passing this article on to us. Was I supposed to be able to think of people I know who fit many of the characteristics described? I was actually frightened by how many of the characteristics are shared by some of my co-workers (narrow-mindedness, insular comforts zones, etc.) There will be a copy passed around to see if anyone recognizes him- or her-self.