How a pencil refutes centralized circular economy?

The famous Milton Friedman pencil case concerning the circular economy and integrated reporting is a topic of this post. Milton Friedman’s “pencil case” can be found in his book Free to Choose. A shorter but sufficiently explanatory version can be… Continue Reading

Benefits of circular economy fake trend

The circular economy is not fake; it is a fake trend. Circularity is a necessary feature of life. It becomes a fake trend when vested interests and consultants abuse it. The concept that attracts so much public attention is nothing… Continue Reading

Kitchen logic (1): Holism

I guess we all experience awkward moments from time to time, seeing simple basic truths behind complicated explanations. Buzzwords like “circular economy”, “sharing economy” or “universal basic income” are the most frequent examples. There is an abundance of such buzzwords… Continue Reading

Branding as integration vehicle for IR

Integrated reporting is based on two premises: That organisations behave like living beings (biological premise). That living beings exist holistically (holistic premise). Taken together, these two premises limit the possibilities of organisational philosophy, explanation, design, governance, control, risk management, and… Continue Reading

The memetic argument for the sovereignty of the individual over collective

When we say that companies, brands, cities and states live, does this mean that they should express the same sovereignty as humans? If we say that companies live their own life, does that mean that they compete with individuals on… Continue Reading