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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1539
AUTHOR:Petronius (died c. 66)
QUOTATION:I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.
ATTRIBUTION:Attributed to PETRONIUS ARBITER.—Robert Townsend, Up the Organization, p. 162 (1970). Unverified.
SUBJECTS:Progress
 
 
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