Trillian  and Marvin the Paranoid Android  in a scene from “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”. Douglas Adams devoted a considerable part of these novels putting management consultants down. Photograph:  ©DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. & SPYGLASS ENTERTAINMENT, LLC.

Mark Carney, the new Governor of the Bank of England, has called in the management consultants to conduct a strategic review of his new empire. I susp(...)