“When I need a heart by-pass, rest assured that I won’tselect my surgeon on the basis of what he charges.”
That’s what anailing executive recently opined when he was informed by his doctor about hisarterial blockage problems.
Why then arecorporate executives so tightfisted when dealing with what is so commonlythought of as the “heartbeat” of their companies . . . top-talent?
Companies thinkvery little about paying the often excessive fees charged by their outside accountingand legal firms . . . or even to the gaggle of consultants who promisecost-cutting and streamlining miracles in other areas of operations.