"For Russia Beer's approach is very relevant in order to overcome
the first stage of "wild capitalism". If we don't use Beer's ideas
current attempts to struggle against bureaucracy and desires to
downsize personnel will inevitably lead to increase in staff and
more bureaucracy (cf. Parkinson's Laws)."
Leonid Ototsky, "Lessons of Stafford Beer ", trans. from the Russian 'Computerra Weekly', 28 Sep 2004.
(A translation into English is here.)