Business First: The rise and death of the machine

2017-09-18T15:22:38+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

The metaphor of organisation as machine is dead. THE 'MODERN' AGE The first metaphor for the organisation was that of ‘organisation as machine’. It was not surprising given the many events happening in parallel as the world entered the Modernist age. In 1889, the Eiffel Tower was built and broke all previous limitations on how

Business Insider: Is this the single most defining trait of great leaders?

2017-09-06T15:14:48+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

Elon Musk recently made this revelation: “My proceeds from the PayPal acquisition were $180 million. I put $100 million in SpaceX, $70 million in Tesla, and $10 million in Solar City. I had to borrow money for rent.” At his famous speech in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. proclaimed a dream in which his “four