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" It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new system, for the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions... "
Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition - Page 1
by Everett M. Rogers - 2003 - 576 pages
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Allied Services Act of 1974: Hearings Before the Committee on Education and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor - Economic assistance, Domestic - 1974 - 265 pages
...painful. To quote an infamous political theorist, Niccolo Machiavelli : "It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful...more dangerous to manage, than the creation of a new system. Where the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions...
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Allied Services Act of 1974, Hearings Before..., 93-2, May 29, 30; July 10 ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor - 1974 - 265 pages
...painful. To quote an infamous political theorist, Xiecolo Machiavelli : '•It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful...more dangerous to manage, than the creation of a new system. Where the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions...
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Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of the National Computer Graphics ...

National Computer Graphics Association (U.S.). Conference - Computer graphics - 1980 - 324 pages
...CAD/CAM system: "It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more uncertain of success, nor more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new order of things. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institution,...
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Agriculture, rural development, and related agencies appropriations ..., Part 3

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies - 1986
...March 1985 FORWARD "It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more uncertain of success, nor more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new order of things. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions,...
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Agriculture rural development, and related agencies appropriations ..., Part 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies - United States - 1986
...March 1985 FORWARD "It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more uncertain of success, nor more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new order of things. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions,...
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Dynamic Manufacturing: Creating the Learning Organization

Robert H. Hayes, Steven C. Wheelwright, Kim B. Clark - Business & Economics - 1988 - 429 pages
...including simple resistance to change. As Machiavelli pointed out almost 500 years ago in The Prince: "There is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful...more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions...
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Rights Based Fishing

P.A. Neher, Ragnar Arnason, Nina Mollett - Business & Economics - 1989 - 541 pages
...Economics of Fisheries Management: a Symposium. Vancouver: Institute of Introduction There is nothing more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new order of things ... the initiator has the emnity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institution,...
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Smart Materials and Structures

M.V. Gandhi, B.D. Thompson - Technology & Engineering - 1992 - 312 pages
...evidenced by an often cited statement made in 1513 by Niccol6 Machiavelli that 'it must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful...more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institution...
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Canadian Foreign Policy and International Economic Regimes

A. Claire Cutler, Mark W. Zacher - Business & Economics - 1992 - 431 pages
...that is, a more effective integration of a truly multilateral trading system. Machiavelli has written: 'There is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful...more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new system. For the initiators have the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old system...
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Federal Performance: Getting Results : Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Federal Services, Post Office, and Civil Service - Administrative agencies - 1993 - 85 pages
...as a potential threat to their power. As Machiavelli advised the Prince: "It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful...more dangerous to manage, than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions...
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