‘Jones was loyal to his staff, and diplomatic, but clearly had been bewildered by what he found when he arrived. “Well, we've only just got an audited balance sheet [statement of financial position] for 1998,” he said, “We just don't have any contemporary operating or financial data on which to make management decisions in this airline at the moment. It's the old garbage-in, garbage-out syndrome.” ’
Graham Jones commenting on the Greek airline company, Olympic AirlinesSource: Matthew Gwyther, Icarus Descending, Management Today, January 2000, pp. 52–3.
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