Appendix 4

Sample interviewee descriptions for ‘stewardship’

‘We used to spend months talking about how difficult it is to be a modern-day executive with so much information coming in from so many different sources, you have to read huge amounts of material every day – the medical journals, business journals, financial – but we don’t live in a perfect world (it’s an imperfect chaotic world), you can’t tie everything up in a nice little box with a ribbon … You have to cherry-pick information and take the best information you can; just my inbox this morning – there was so much information.’

‘I may not agree with everything my people are saying but chances are there is a middle ground between the two of us that is the right path to take. Sometimes ...

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