Business Week: At 20 large U.S. banks, the cost of complying with U.S. laws and regulations grew 159 percent from 2001 to 2006, far faster than profit growth, an industry survey found. It costs the average big bank $83.5 million a year to keep up with Surbanes-Oxley, the Patriot Act, and other laws.Given this reality
, each of us needs to build greater "administration" time and effort into our plans. Society inherently grows more complex all the time
. Our challenge is to harness that complexity
it to a competitive advantage.
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