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Poor odds on the takeover lottery
January 26, 1996
Second hand firms have something important in common with second hand cars. This explains why takeovers have tended to disappoint.
Father Christmas does not exist?
December 29, 1995
Father Christmas does not exist? Tell that to investors who seem unable to ask how much value certain business really add
Threats to Bill Gates and the internet
December 15, 1995
Can Microsoft maintain its dominance of the world computer market? Is there a long term future for the Internet unless it falls into the hands of a small group of firms?
Learning to define the core business
December 1, 1995
Ted Levitt’s challenge to “define what business you are in” was based in a fundamental confusion between industries and markets.
Cracks in the Crystal Ball
September 29, 1995
Economic forecasters tend to say the same thing at the same time, but they rarely get it right.
The Structure of Strategy (Business Strategy Review 1993)
June 1, 1993
"The Structure of Strategy" is a summary of parts of my book, "The Foundations of Corporate Success", and was reprinted in "The Business of Economics"
Page 37 of 37
Uncertainty, cost and noise undermine the case for a new runway...
November 4, 2015
Lower business rates would benefit property owners not retailers
October 14, 2015
How the migration estimates turned out wrong
September 6, 2006
The Concept of the Corporation
January 21, 2019
January 17, 2004
The basics of basic income
April 5, 2017
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