How a pencil refutes centralized circular economy?

What has famous Milton Friedman pencil case to do with circular economy and integrated reporting, this is a topic of this post. Milton Friedman “pencil case” can be found in his book “Free to Choose”. Shorter but explanatory enough version… Continue Reading

Subsidies are contrary to circular economy principles

Value chains within organizations should be metaphorically understood as micro power plants that produce energy (added value) from consumed inputs (capitals). Value chains are constructed so, that by producing marginally larger output value as is the sum of all input… 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 most frequent examples. There is abundance of such buzzwords in management… Continue Reading

Integrated reporting as a part of organizational memetics

Featured image: Matevž Paternoster photo of 5.200 years old wheel found near Ljubljana   Integrated reporting (IR) is global initiative to upgrade organizational reporting. From the perspective of traditional reporting IR objectives are difficult to understand. Or better: they could be… Continue Reading

Memetic argument for sovereignty of individual over collective

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