Thu, 05/19/2016 | By: admin

The role of the conceptual aspects of business are perhaps more unappreciated than might be imagined. One of those underappreciated concepts is the notion of a "business concept or definition."


Thu, 04/14/2016 | By: admin

It is well recognized that the success of mergers and acquisitions is due to the cultural fit of the two merged entities. My own experience, over 40 years, confirms that the key to success is not strategic fit but cultural fit.

Feel the Pain

Thu, 04/14/2016 | By: admin
Ozat Baiserkeyev's new article "Feel the Pain" was published in March in Asian Management Briefs (Singapore Management University), and shows a difference in management style of post-Soviet economies.

Strategic Planning For A Challenging World: The Martian Solution©

Thu, 03/10/2016 | By: admin

It is clear that the U.S. and global economies are experiencing a great deal of uncertainty and anxiety. This is impacting efforts to plan for the current year and the longer term. This article addresses these issues and proposes an unorthodox perspective as a "lens" for creating solutions - what I have termed "The Martian Solution©."

Corporate Culture and Organizational Effectiveness: Additional Empirical Evidence from Europe

Tue, 02/09/2016 | By: admin

This article presents current research in progress examining the extent to which corporate culture can be a determinant for the effectiveness of companies...based upon empirical research conducted by Antonia Dimitrova for her PhD dissertation at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski," in Bulgaria.

MS Digital Edition - 2015 Year in Review

Wed, 01/06/2016 | By: admin

The MS Digital Edition is a compilation of all the articles written throughout 2015.

The Magic of $1 Billion in Revenues

Wed, 12/09/2015 | By: admin

It is well established that 50% of all new ventures fail within five years....However, something very interesting and significant seems to occur at Stage 6.

“Planning is Everything”

Thu, 10/22/2015 | By: admin

The success of the US Military during World War II led to a great increase of interest in an application of principles of strategy to business enterprises.

Management Systems Methodologies Help a Fast Growing Entrepreneurship in Bulgaria Transition to a Professionally Managed Firm

Tue, 09/22/2015 | By: admin

The transition from a startup to a professionally managed company is a challenge many of the companies in the IT sector in Bulgaria are facing. In this article the CEO of ForTeam, Ivailo Iliev, describes one example of the application of Management Systems methodology and tools to help a firm make the transition for an entrepreneurship to a professionally managed firm.

The Implications of Gender Quotas on Boards on Top Management’s Gender Leadership Styles

Tue, 08/18/2015 | By: admin

“How does the increase of women on boards potentially affect the way that top management leads?” To analyze the interplay between the board composition and top management's leadership styles, the thesis combined structural and interaction dynamics theory from organizational behavior studies with gender leadership theory.