Category Archives: Boss Consulting

Catalan kings: the management secrets of Barcelona Football Club (The Economist)

Tweet A POPULAR debate among football obsessives concerns whether Barcelona—Barça to its fans—is the best club soccer team the world has ever seen. Is it better than the Santos of the 1960s (which was home to Pelé)? Or the AC

From the “You’re the Boss: The Art of Running a Small Business” series (NY Times)

Tweet May 24, 2011, 7:00 am Owner Sets Goals for the Company and Himself By Paul Downs I was on a plane to Utah in March to look at a sander I was considering buying, and during the flight I

Multinational manufacturers: moving back to America (The Economist)

Tweet The dwindling allure of building factories offshore May 12th 2011 | NEW YORK | from the print edition “WHEN clients are considering opening another manufacturing plant in China, I’ve started to urge them to consider alternative locations,” says Hal

Preparing your organization for growth (McKinsey Quarterly)

Tweet Companies that address their organizational weaknesses as they implement growth strategies give themselves an advantage. MAY 2011 • Martin Dewhurst, Suzanne Heywood, and Kirk Rieckhoff Most senior managers pay close attention to the strategic side of growth—the “wheres,” “whens,”

Welcome to the Brave New World of Persuasion Profiling (Wired mag)

Tweet The new profiling technique that learns exactly what makes you tick – and buy. By Eli Pariser. April 26th, 2011. Wired May 2011. Welcome, [FIRST NAME], to the era of personalization. Amazon.com recommends books you might like, Netflix tailors