Peter F. Drucker, in an LA Times article, stated that he has little patience with managers whose excuse is that they don’t have good people.

“If you ever run into an industry that says it needs better people,” he says, “sell its shares. There are no better people. You have to use ordinary, everyday people and make them capable of doing the work.”

 

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2009-dec-31-la-fi-hiltzik31-2009dec31-story.html