‘The Eternal Triangle’

Conception and Misconception of Systems Hierarchy in the Application of Information Systems
  • M. J. S. Harry


“One might have supposed that the historians, who ascribe the actions of the masses to the will of one man, would have found it impossible to fit the flight of Napoleon’s armies into their theory, considering that during this period of the campaign the French did all they could to bring about their own ruin .... But no! Mountains of volumes have been written by historians about this campaign and in all of them we find accounts of Napoleon’s masterly arrangements and deeply considered plans; of the manoeuvres executed by the troops, of the strategy with which they were led and the military genius shown by the marshals” (Tolstoy, 1869).


Strategic Management Middle Management Senior Executive Management Hierarchy Automate Information System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. S. Harry
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  1. 1.Management CentreUniversity of BradfordBradfordUK

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