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Let the past improve the future: Post-action reviews of legal projects

By Oz Benamram, Chief Knowledge Officer, White & Case

5 March 2015

It's said that hindsight is 20/20. It is only on the plane home from the partners' meeting, after the lateral partner names are added to the website, or when the new office opens for business that we recognise what we could have or should have done differently. In that transitory moment of clarity, we know how to avoid future missteps and reinforce success.

To avoid insanity, which is defined by Albert Einstein as "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results", we must change our future actions based on a comprehensive study of the past.

Post-action reviews are studies in project hindsight focused on performance standards intended to document what happened, ...

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