The conventional wisdom
told us for many years that the Liberals were dead ducks, expiring as a party, to be replaced forever by the NDP, which would vie with the Conservatives for power.
The conventional wisdom
works for Pauken, to a point; Cruz, now the state's junior U.
Perhaps lawmakers will see that the value of defined benefit plan relief trumps the conventional wisdom
says that a lender should hire a consulting engineer who will serve several functions: oversee the project and ensure that the work is being done; that the developer is only getting advanced the percentage completed; and that subs and suppliers are being paid and that all of the work is being done correctly.
The automotive industry has a very bad track record of jumping on the latest conventional wisdom
and making numerous bad business decisions as a result.
Recently the town of Drachten, Holland, adopted an approach to traffic safety that not only defies conventional wisdom
but is eerily similar to relational aesthetics: The town square has been stripped of all directional signs and road markings, the curbs flattened, and the entire traffic area paved in identical stones.
Challenging Conventional Wisdom
includes articles by people in academia, government, think tanks with at least a passing liberal bias, journalism, and the military.
The presidential commission investigating intelligence failures leading to the Iraq war wrote the following in its final report, released in March: "[I]t is hard to deny the conclusion that intelligence analysts worked in an environment that did not encourage skepticism about the conventional wisdom
When the dollar gets weak, gold prices soar, according to conventional wisdom
California CPA, December 2004), I feel that he is ignoring the substance over form in what he calls a "figment of conventional wisdom
My most radical departure from conventional wisdom
is to propose a nonfundamentalist understanding of Islam.
Organizing the book around source type--a strategy intended to explode conventional wisdom
through the sheer mass of material--also results in considerable repetition, despite its systematic advantages.
Another challenge is simply avoiding the "group think" of a management team in the grip of conventional wisdom
Perhaps learning the conventional wisdom
and going with your best judgment is just as effective, as well as easier and cheaper.
The old saying is that if something is conventional wisdom
, watch out: conventional wisdom
is almost always wrong, That appears to be the case with incoming Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer.