Is Google Strangling Competition? EU says “Yes” and Issues US$5-billion Fine

The heart of the matter below is this: in business, competition is good for consumers. Move by business that frustrate competition are bad. But of course, limiting competition is a good way to make a profit, so companies are constantly

Is Google Strangling Competition? EU says “Yes” and Issues US$5-billion Fine

The heart of the matter below is this: in business, competition is good for consumers. Move by business that frustrate competition are bad. But of course, limiting competition is a good way to make a profit, so companies are constantly

Deloitte’s 2018 Millennial Survey

Fascination with, and speculation about, what millennials think about work and business is rampant these days. It’s unfortunate that (ageing!) millennials are often used as a stand-in for “young folks these days” but the results of Deloitte’s annual survey on

Deloitte’s 2018 Millennial Survey

Fascination with, and speculation about, what millennials think about work and business is rampant these days. It’s unfortunate that (ageing!) millennials are often used as a stand-in for “young folks these days” but the results of Deloitte’s annual survey on

Misleading Packaging

The item linked below is pretty standard click-bait, but it’s actually got some very good (and occasionally funny) examples of misleading packaging. The image below, for example, shows the wrapper for some rope: the image shows a rock-climber, but then

Misleading Packaging

The item linked below is pretty standard click-bait, but it’s actually got some very good (and occasionally funny) examples of misleading packaging. The image below, for example, shows the wrapper for some rope: the image shows a rock-climber, but then

How I Rationalized Corruption

Here’s a short clip (about 3 minutes) of Richard Bistrong (convicted of violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) explaining the thought process that led him into trouble. >>> LINK: How I Rationalized My Corrupt Behaviour …for me, at that

How I Rationalized Corruption

Here’s a short clip (about 3 minutes) of Richard Bistrong (convicted of violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) explaining the thought process that led him into trouble. >>> LINK: How I Rationalized My Corrupt Behaviour …for me, at that

Is Loyalty Evil?

Below is a useful, brief exploration of the significance of loyalty in business settings. Loyalty is quite possibly the first value of all organizations. After all, without loyalty to the organization, you don’t have a team, and without a team

Is Loyalty Evil?

Below is a useful, brief exploration of the significance of loyalty in business settings. Loyalty is quite possibly the first value of all organizations. After all, without loyalty to the organization, you don’t have a team, and without a team

Who Will Clean (Disgusting?) Self-Driving Cars

Who will clean autonomous vehicles of the future—or perhaps more to the point, who will keep them clean? The author of the piece linked below seems to think that’s an insurmountable problem. We suspect that it’s a solvable problem, and

Who Will Clean (Disgusting?) Self-Driving Cars

Who will clean autonomous vehicles of the future—or perhaps more to the point, who will keep them clean? The author of the piece linked below seems to think that’s an insurmountable problem. We suspect that it’s a solvable problem, and

Volkswagen’s Ex-CEO Indicted

There was always a strong suspicion that the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal went all the way to the top. Now it’s clear that the US Department of Justice believes that to be true. >>> LINK: Volkswagen Ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn Indicted in

Volkswagen’s Ex-CEO Indicted

There was always a strong suspicion that the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal went all the way to the top. Now it’s clear that the US Department of Justice believes that to be true. >>> LINK: Volkswagen Ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn Indicted in