'Bigger is better' syndrome exploded

 

The assumption that growth is good comes as close to being a universally accepted truth as we live by. Yet recently we are beginning to question the "bigger is better" philosophy, and to see that growth may be counter-productive to most of our hopes, goals and aspirations. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/3.23/download-entire-issue

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