Category Archives: Business Models

Think like an entrepreneur

Saras Sarasvathy, a professor at Darden School (University of West Virginia), undertook some research to see if entrepreneurs thought, acted and decided differently. Her conclusion was that this is the case. At its most basic level, she says that rather … Continue reading

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Billionaires and biology

A number of blogs, ideas and headlines have come together to write this article stimulated by some thoughts around “biomimicry”¬† (creating solutions designed by nature), a topic that has been around for a while but is now being taken more … Continue reading

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Surviving and thriving in the global economic crisis

Leadership and strategic decision-making in the global economic crisis The global economic crisis is impacting on almost every organisation in one form or other. From a decision making perspective, there are two broad ways in which we are impacted We … Continue reading

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Flexible strategy in action – adapting the business model

Agile strategy Adapting the business model to create flexibility¬† Pop-up stores. There has been much talk for the last decade about having an agile strategy or being a flexible company. This is seen to be even more important in crisis … Continue reading

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HBR classic readings on strategy – supporting your strategic decisions

Key strategy readings – strategic decisions, business models, 5 forces, …. Maybe you are a CIO trying to get to grips with strategy and how you should be influencing your own organisation’s strategic thinking. Perhaps you are a young, ambitious … Continue reading

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