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Siemens lays off 15,000—this is what happens when you put a CFO in charge

No surprises here… Yet another Empty Suit solely focusing on short term shareholder value.

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The Crisis of Civilization

Excellent video, with a clear “systems” view (“the sum is greater than its parts”) on the state of the world. Must see for everyone, specially main stream neo-classical economists and neo-liberal politicians, who still believe it’s possible to understand a … Continue reading

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Main stream economists (and their models) don’t have a clue…

Absolutely fabulous documentary on the root causes for the current economic and financial crisis plaguing the world – in summary: main stream economists (from the Neo-classical Chicago School) really don’t have a clue… despite 22 Nobel Prices…! http://www.svtplay.se/video/1340253/del-6-av-8-ekonomernas-skuld PS: although … 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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Today’s banks and finance market play Russian Roulette with *your* head at stake

Excellent article by Joris Luyendijk in Guardian, about the total dysfunctionality of today’s banking and finance industry: “Our banks are not merely out of control, they are beyond control.”  For more on the same theme, see these two posts: End of … Continue reading

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End of the Road

Want to understand the root causes of all the financial crisis the world has been experiencing lately….? A hint: epic greed combined with  FIAT money and Ponzi schemes…! This trailer gives you a synopsis for the full (55 min) documentary, … Continue reading

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Three incompatible economic approaches: Traditional, Financial, Creative

A great read from Steve Denning on three different approaches for doing business, and the different management and organizational paradigms used within each of them.

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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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The fate of empires

Great documentary, “The Four Horsemen” by Ross Ashcroft [“Systemfel som hotar världen”@Public Swedish TV – might be blocked for abroad viewing…?] on the state of the modern world, based on Sir John Glubb’s paper with the same name. According to … Continue reading

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