Sat.Oct 05, 2019

The Future of Management (Part 2/3)

Tom Spencer

In the last installment , we explored how management has gone through big evolutionary changes since its inception.

Value over volume: Shale development in the era of cash

McKinsey

Despite rising production, most US shale producers are showing negative free cash flow. To improve capital efficiency, they need to optimize development strategies for economic value, not volume. Oil & Gas Insights

Cryptocurrency – Understanding its role through the lens of economic history

Tom Spencer

Cryptocurrency has often been a divisive and controversial topic in the world of finance and economics. Some notable figures have written it off, claiming it to be nothing more than a complex Ponzi scheme , while others are insistent that cryptocurrencies are the future of the monetary system.

A Nobelist on government’s role, the power of ideas, and how to measure progress: An interview with Paul Romer

McKinsey

“Ideas mean that we can have sustained economic growth, and we will not only have more stuff but be better people.”. Public Sector Insights

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!

Security superstition/Security theater

Seth Godin Blog

Security theater is a rule requiring you to take off your shoes when you get to the airport. It doesn’t actually catch anyone, it simply makes people feel more secure, and it allows those in charge to feel like they’re doing something.

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Do Burning Platforms Really Motivate?

Henman Performance Executive

In July 1988, a disastrous explosion and fire occurred on the Piper Alpha oil-drilling platform in the North Sea off the coast of Scotland. One hundred and sixty-six crew members and two rescuers lost their lives in the worst catastrophe in the history of North Sea oil exportation. Andy Mochan, however, survived. Andy woke to […]. The post Do Burning Platforms Really Motivate? appeared first on Henman Performance Group

How to harness technology for growth in South Africa

McKinsey

Digitisation and automation could result in a net gain of up to 1.2 million jobs in South Africa by 2030. But if companies don’t act swiftly to take advantage of the opportunities these technologies present to drive innovation and growth, the country will suffer. Middle East and Africa

How companies can seize opportunity in Vietnam’s growing retail market

McKinsey

Vietnam’s economic stability and growing middle class create an attractive retail environment. Companies need to embrace three key trends to translate the opportunity into profitable enterprises. Retail Insights