Journal of Business Strategy julu/aug 1996 issue
Donald Dillon (DILLOND@ATL.A1GATE.NEDLLOYD.NL)
Mon, 8 Jul 1996 18:14:35 +0200
From: NAME: Donald H. Dillon
TEL: 1-770-951-3675 <DILLOND@A1@ATL>
You may be interested to know that this month's Journal of Business Strategy
includes a rather informative article about BSA called "Leading with a Sense of
Direction". Cover picture of Jere Ratcliffe (BSA Chief Scout Executive).
Basic topic as summarized by the magazine is "Chief Scout Executive Jere
Ratcliffe is leading Americas's premier youth organization through its first
Other items (details) mentioned are rightsizing,urban planning, and "Square
Knots on the Bottom Line" ($$$$).
The urban planning section is enlightening as it discusses BSA's moves into
things like Varsity Scouts, and In School Scouting as deviations from things
like Scoutcraft and the outdoors.
If you cannot get a copy of this let me know. I will scan (while trying out my
ocr scanner) and post it in a few days. (does anyone know of any copyright
rules about posting an article like this?) Also Reprint contact is Linda
Ragusin-708-305-7251 if you want an official copy.
Donald H. Dillon
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City