On organisational bullshit

Reading Frankfurt’s On Bullshit triggered a barrage of memories and thoughts for me. To paraphrase Frankfurt, bullshit is so pervasive…

Strategy as five Cs

The view of strategy as an intended plan is prevalent. But what drives us to develop strategies? It seems to…

Strategy as control

Developing strategies sometimes has an interesting quality of not really being about developing a clarity of action as action of…

Strategy as 5As

One of my favourite board games is Azul. It is simple enough that a 7 year old can play and…

Evidence based

Evidence based practice and policy sounds very cool. It instills a sense of… what’s the word? When you feel something…

Enlightenment and strategy

In human history, people always planned, plotted and developed ploys to survive, win and take advantage of their opponents or…

Certainty of uncertainty

It’s interesting to look back at things I was learning in my MBA and consider its relevance to the world…