Tag Archives: Functional Stupidity

Another example of Empty Suits driving a campaign, with no clue

Another great example of where so called ‘professionals’, albeit without a clue, i.e. Empty Suits, have gained a position to make decisions on topics they have no clue about. Programming is a skill. You have to do your 10000h of … Continue reading

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Systematic failure despite “perfect” systems

As my frequent readers know, I’m a keen sailor, and spend quite a lot of time at sea, in various types of vessels, ranging from high performance dinghies over yachts  to cruise ships.  I’ve also got a Maritime Deck Officer … Continue reading

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Manning’s “reward” for revealing state sanctioned murder;35 years

Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison for revealing state sanctioned murder. And the “state” in question is supposed to be the beacon of democracy and freedom. Going further, this state is now governed by secret laws and secret … Continue reading

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Cringely’s latest projection – the consequences of “focus on shareholder value”

Robert X Cringely on the consequences of relentless focus on “shareholder value”. The contemporary “business model” of most of today’s large enterprises, regardless domain, is based on relentless “focus on shareholder value” exlusively. And since the time horizon for that … Continue reading

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NSA disclosure: is it Orwellian, or is it Huxley…?

Over the past few days, since the revelation of Big Government’s Big-Data surveillance of the citizens of the world, there has been many references to George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984”, and that book is now soaring on Amazon’s list of … Continue reading

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NSA DISCLOSURE & public disinterest

I’ve been monitoring Swedish media today, particularily about any buzz on the Edward Snowdon disclosure of Big Government’s surveillance of citizens of the World. What really surprises me is the public lack of interest in this matter… At least in … Continue reading

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Lack of application of Complexity Theory in management

An absolutely essential and brilliant article by RIchard Staub in Harvard Business Review, on why organizations have not embraced Complexity as the #1 paradigm for governing their “system”. Reason #1: it’s too complex…! Today’s typical  Empty Suit-managers prefer simplicity, and … Continue reading

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Four Horsemen Official Trailer

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The 27 Principles for necessary global political and economical change

The Director of “Four Horsemen“, Ross Ashcroft, a.k.a. “The Renegade Economist“, has provided a list of 27 principles to guide the change necessary in today’s global political and economic systems.

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Management Training Selection

Unfortunately not very far from the truth considering the huge amount of Empty Suits out there… 🙂

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