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"My only concern is that it wouldn't work, which I see as a problem."
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Homeopathy advocates as treatment
a high dilution of subtances that
would cause the same symptoms the
patient is trying to
Management Consultants likewise
will diagnose what is wrong with your
organisation before recommending
as treatment a diluted form of
is wrong. For example HMC might
see the need for drastic cost-cutting.
They will then either amend a
stationery order, replacing an order
for a pack of pens for a pack
fractionally more expensive, or
change one of your standard
document templates, making a
margin 0.1mm wider, resulting in a
few more pages of paper per year
being used by your office workers.
||To be true to how many homeopathic "remedies" are actually formulated, the modified stationery order in your example would have to increase the cost by an amount that would be statistically extremely unlikely to result in any additional actual expenditure at all.
||Even better. And the fees are nominal.
||[beauxeault] Fair point - even if
I'm not sure at the moment how
that would be done.
No! The fees are much, much
||One of the key points in homeopathy is "succussion", by which is achieved "potentization". Succussion is basically shaking the ingredient back and forth, a _lot_. I can see how this could easily done with a pen but am not sure what the analagous route to potentization would be for an order.
||And if the organisation's problem is a hideous dependency on consultants...?
[Bungs] - get the consultants to run around the office really fast.