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One of the most popular management credos of recent times has been the “aggregation of marginal gains” – the single-minded pursuit in shaving off efficiencies absolutely everywhere to uncover a competitive advantage over the opposition. This was very much in vogue in the 2000s in sports such as cycling, swimming and Formula 1 racing, with a number of teams putting their approach and success down to this fanatical attention to detail. However, in the 2010s, we do not seem to hear as much about it, which is perhaps down to the fact that once everyone has waxed their legs or stopped shaking hands to prevent infections, there are fewer marginal gains to aggregate to stay ahead of the competition.
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