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Category Archives for "For Managers and Analysts"

What is Chaining Today’s Corporations?

A divided organization cannot stand together for too longWithin the organization, division of labor was a fine concept when it came out. Obviously, if people focused on their individual area of expertise, in general they can be a lot more productive, if there is a robust mechanism to integrate the fruits of their labor. Unfortunately, […]

Complacency is a slow poison

The sense of entitlement, complacency and the imperial privilege can be observed even today in almost all the nations that once had a great empire – Spain, Portugal, Britain and France. Unfortunately, now the same feeling can be quite frequently seen in the United States, Australia and even Canada.         There seems to […]

Tendering – The Only Way?

A serious look at Tendering by Stuart Emmett One of the key activities of procurement is to obtain acceptable agreements with suppliers by using the tendering and the negotiating processes. However, which of these two processes is best and why do some organisations use only tendering, whereas other organisations, will only negotiate? Let’s therefore briefly […]

Empowerment And Email

by Stuart Emmett I am fed up with a lot of organisations. Is it just me? Do others find too many simple basic mistakes are being made these days by organisations? These mistakes are also being repeated many times and do not seem to get corrected. Why is this? One of my theories is that, […]

What Two African Entrepreneurs Have Learnt from Amazon.com – Globalization in Action Serving Humanity

Boasting exponential growth since its inception in 2012, Jumia became the first e-commerce site to bring the coveted Play Station 4 to Nigeria. The company announced the offering after just two days of the release in the US. The Nigerian would-be Amazon is following the global giant’s footsteps in becoming a super networked business, although […]

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