Daily Archives: May 3, 2011

Effective immediately. The phrase – often attached to urgent appointments or dismissals of front-line staff – could be a mantra for chief executives. It is a two-word summary of what many business leaders believe is their purpose: to get things done now. It seems to say: “Not only did I identify the problem, but by the time you read this, I will have dealt with it and moved on to the next challenge.”