democracy


UK and Europe: two scenarios for business

  Text of presentation given by Dr Robert Davies at the City University British election roundtable event 30 April 2015 Overview: This talk introduces the ‘toxic 5‘ – factors that could destabilise western democracies. Many of these factors my be in position now. Business leaders seeking resilience should consider preparing […]


Assumptions can be dangerous

I have just finished reading a Financial Times  interview with the now legendary management thinker Gary Hamel[1]. Hamel is probably best known for his work on ‘core competences’, a concept that really did change both management thinking and attitudes to strategy and competitive advantage. Hamel has a new book out – What Matters Now. I […]