Category Archives: Finance

Death of Innovation, end of Growth

http://on.ted.com/EndofGrowth Robert Gordon argues that today’s innovation – mostly gizmo’s & gadgets – is not capable of repeating the economic growth generated by the innovations of the 20th century.

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Systems thinking

“Anyone who believes in indefinite growth in anything physical, on a physically finite planet, is either mad or an economist.” ― Kenneth E. Boulding

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The Capitalist’s Dilemma – Clayton Christensen

Clayton Christensen reveals the Capitalist’s Dilemma Three types of innovation: Empowering Sustaining Efficiency Modern global finance has got the mix totally wrong.

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The West is heading for bust

Interesting read about the bleak future outlook for the western nations, by Paul Polman, CEO Unilever.

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An investment manager’s perspective on relentless focus on shareholder value An interesting view,  from a fund manager, on what relentless focus on shareholder value will ultimately result in.

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