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Focus: The pursuit of excellence

Is the pursuit for excellence a futile exercise in today’s world?

  • Gulf News
  • Published: 16:49 October 26, 2012

  • Image Credit: Supplied
  • What is your target?

At a time when numbers speak, performance is equal to profit and getting through the basic minimum at work is the standard process, does the urge to set benchmarks of quality and excellence become redundant? How many of us go through life simply trying to fulfill the basics and how many set out to achieve true excellence in no matter what they do? Is the pursuit of excellence a fool’s job in today’s world? Join us this week to discuss the following statements:

• What works in today’s world: setting a benchmark of quality or a smart use of resources?
• Does having a moral conscience become a disadvantage in a competitive environment?
• Most people take the easy way out in projects and tasks because of a lack of vision

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