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Marking Time

Marking Time

September 20, 1969 would appear to be one of the ways out. Once the problem is stated to them, consultants should be left alone to complete their assessments; they should furthermore be instructed to freely admit and note their shortcomings if they have affected the assessment. The consultant will thus be subjected to a self-assessment and will presumably take steps to correct his lacunae. It may happen, in very special cases, that there are only one or two really competent persons in a given technology, and they are themselves promoters. In such cases, too, a consulting firm which deals with a similar subject can make a better assessment than non-technical bank staff. In the process, the country benefits by getting a few more people acquainted with the new technology.

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