Monday, 6 October 2014

Images: Blue Mountains - Federal Pass Walk

So last weekend we went for a bush walk, this time was in Blue Mountains in New South Wales.

Here are some photos taken during the Federal Pass Walk Trail.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Monday, 8 September 2014

UEFA Champions League Fantasy League 2014-2015


Now that the UEFA Champions League is starting, why not play a fantasy league?

Monday, 1 September 2014

What is Strategic Management?


There are key theoretical approaches to strategy such as: schools of strategy formation, dynamic capabilities, hyper competition, VRIN attributes, recourse based view, free rider problems, etc...

What is Strategic Management? These are my views and learnings that I got over the years.

Monday, 25 August 2014

European Explanations 101


Being a born European and a pro-europeist people tend to talk with me about Europe and European issues. However in many situations there are still questions and mistakes being made.
What is the difference between Europe, EU, Eurozone, Schengen states, CERN, ESA and EBU? - These are some European explanations.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Using Strategy and Organization Design to create a Boyband



The other day someone asked me, "Can you actually apply strategy in everything?". This was part of an interesting conversation inside a music store, at the same time there were a couple of young girls screaming of joy because they got the latest CD of their favourite boyband. "Well, look at them... do you think they can tell that boybands have clear demarcated strategies?"

This article is a follow up of that discussion as it investigates the success and failure factors of creating a boyband in terms of strategy and organization design.