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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Manners maketh the businessman FROM The Economist

"WHEN Andrew Chadwick-Jones, a management consultant with Oliver Wyman in London, went to pitch to a private-equity firm late last year, he expected the usual: about 20 minutes and a brisk attitude. He was surprised to find the private-equity people instead explaining their strategy, offering introductions to senior staff and being more open and friendly. 'Now that money and deals are scarce, they’ve got to be nicer to all the people they interact with, in case they might help bring business in future,' he says."

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