Suppose you want to do something sizeable, which requires the collaboration of several people over a period of time. Something like a Start-up, a software project, a process improvement or building a house. You will […]
There are so many disastrous results of Companies going into Retail. It usually starts this way: How difficult can it be to sell Merchandise in Stores? Rent a proper sized Space at a good Location, […]
Up to now, only a few pure online Shops dared to venture into Brick and Mortar Retail. But there is increasing Evidence for this long-expected Move: Apple and the Xiaomi lost their market lead in China, […]
2016 was a very special year in so many aspects. Trump, Brexit, Terror, Wars & Refugee’s, the resurgence of authoritarian leaders, Zero Interest Economics, the beginning of the post-factual age etc. All these effects and causes […]
IT departments are boring. In the time of vibrant start-ups, who wants to work in a department that used to be called “Data Processing Department”? IT departments are still organized more for data processing than for […]
How would HR look like if bright engineers where to design it from scratch? Google scrutinized every conventional business wisdom and came up with a data driven, tested and continuously improved new way to hire. Hiring is the […]
Is management important to a organisations success? How much hierarchical power is helpful? Where is the tipping point where too much power becomes detrimental to an organisations success? Let’s take a look what Google Inc. has found out.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin took a look at management theory and were not impressed: Too much hearsay, too little data. There’s got to be a better way to manage companies. So google made their own rules. […]