Decision Making

The drive for circularity

Here’s why the circular economy means less carbon and more profit. In 1980, as a child, I was…

Maximum velocity

The speed a business moves can be a critical source of competitive advantage. Here are the winners from…

How to pick a stock

Three tests form a good guide when investing in shares. As a finance professor who teaches equity analysis,…

Beware basic instinct

A fight-or-flight response to AI is understandable, but unwise. In his seminal business book Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel…

Vitalizing ecosystems

Innovative businesses position themselves at the heart of networks that draw in both suppliers and customers. In any…

The design activists

Olaf Groth, Terence Tse, Mark Esposito and Dan Zehr The disruption unleashed by the global transition into a…

Fail well – not fast

Don’t abandon failure. Rethink it. Managing risk means handling uncertainty. Some investments will be losers. Some decisions will…

Beyond ego

Our fundamental sense of identity drives us to attempt to control the world around us – with harmful…

Adventures in finance

Extraordinary life experiences can shape financial decisions. I’ve always worked in finance, and I’ve always been an adventurer….

Deal or no deal

Confronted by endemic uncertainty, organizations need to improve the speed – and the quality – of their decisions….

The human catalyst

A strong Human Capital Factor ignites growth. “I only want to invest in fundamentals.” Such is a common…

The upside of down

High-functioning businesses can thrive even in dysfunctional environments – as success stories from South Africa show. It’s tough…

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