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Institutional Blindness

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This video is of a presentation from early 2008, a lecture given by Dr. Patrick Dixon on the future of Supply Chain Risk & Management. It's quite good, and it speaks to an interesting condition that likely effects all manufacturers at one time or another: Institutional Blindness.

According to Dr. Dixon, organizations condition us to become part of the system, which stymies new or original thought. Take a moment to watch this, and ask yourself if you or your organization suffer from Institutional Blindness, and miss opportunities to grow, change or improve:

Can you make this part?

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