Dyson and the art of making quick decisions

Mr James Dyson does not usually retreat, so when the billionaire founder of the British consumer electronics group last week abandoned his project to build an electric vehicle, it was a surprise. He confessed to employees his regret at ditching a "fantastic car" in what was described as "a humbling U-turn".

Humbling, but probably wise.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 17, 2019, with the headline 'Dyson and the art of making quick decisions'. Print Edition | Subscribe