Establishing a Measurement System for Organizational Self-Reliance

Organizations in the Journey to Self-Reliance

By Asaad Taha, Ph.D., PRINCE2®, MSP®

Self-reliance is a cornerstone of the United States’ culture and self-conception. The nation’s founders were avid advocates of Britain’s Adam Smith, France’s Jean Jacques Rousseau, and other contemporary liberal thinkers. Smith dared to free people from feudal binds asserting their rights to own property, pass it on, and act in their self-interest. Rousseau asserted the values of…