• Phrontis takes the decision to work with Microsoft Software for its Balanced
October 2004 In Letters to editor at the FT Tony Gill
argues against the breakup of BT because of the potential for
unintended consequences due to not taking a systemic view. See
read the letter as printed. Alternatively, read the unedited
letter as sent .
• John Glover joins the Phrontis Network.
Welcome to John who brings developer and IT Networking experience to Phrontis.
• Dr Duncan Shaw joins the Phrontis Network. Another big welcome to Duncan.
• Dr Robin Campbell joins the Phrontis Network. A big welcome to Robin.
• It was a sad moment for us at Phrontis when Stafford Beer past on during
August this year. It was Stafford who proposed the name Phrontis – classical
Greek for “to think, to cogitate, to mull over in the mind”.
• A major upgrade to the Phrontis web site has commenced. We have established
a format to enable better printing of pages where you the reader choose to
print pages of interest. The papers on our web are available as Adobe acrobat
For these files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 5 or higher which
you may download for free from www.adobe.com
by Phrontis Network Members
Multimethodology: Towards Theory and Practice of Combining Management Science
Methodologies edited by Professor John Mingers, Warwick Business School and
Anthony Gill, Phrontis Limited, published by John Wiley & Sons Limited
1997. Read more...