Posts Tagged Economics

Discovery Economy

on March 28, 2010 by eldar in Evolutionary Management, Evolutionary Marxism, Knowledge Worker, Comments (0)

So far we covered most of the past and the present. Let’s rehearse it: Original primitive societies Slavery – I owe you, so you do what I want. Feudalism – […]

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Smallpox of the American Economy

on November 17, 2009 by eldar in Corporate Parasites, Evolutionary Marxism, Comments (0)

Imagine a group of people, a sort of community, where everyone works together and is supposed to share the results of their joint efforts. There is a hierarchical structure of officials who control the work process and distribution of benefits. People at the top define vision and goals of the whole community. Those who contribute to these goals are rewarded; those who do not contribute are punished. The hierarchical structure of power is used to ensure that. The community may be large enough and encompass hundreds of thousands of people. What would you call such a community?

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The real price of a book

on October 28, 2009 by eldar in Corporate Parasites, Personal Notes, Comments (0)

Imagine that you can buy a book and magically instantly know everything that was in the book. Would it be worth $860 or even more?

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Video on Jack Welch, Bell Curve, Performance Reviews and the Evolution

on September 20, 2009 by eldar in Corporate Parasites, Evolutionary Management, Comments (0)

And here is the video for the post on Jack Welch, Performance Reviews and Office Evolution.

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Jack Welch, Bell Curve, Performance Reviews and the Evolution

on September 12, 2009 by eldar in Corporate Parasites, Evolutionary Management, Comments Off

Have you ever heard of Jack Welch, turnaround head of GE, and his famous “Bell Curve” method? If not, here it is. You force every team manager rank the members […]

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Corporations that hire the best

on August 16, 2009 by eldar in Corporate Parasites, Comments (0)

So, what I am trying to say, is that hiring the best is a fine idea, as long as you know how to manage them. Unfortunately, too many don’t…

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Why bother learning marxism?

on August 15, 2009 by eldar in Evolutionary Marxism, Comments (0)

Now, seriously, why would you want to learn Marxism? The straight answer is: you wouldn’t. What you would want to learn are the basics of the economics, the science about the laws that govern our life, pops up around in visible forms, and hurts everyone starting from Bush’s war games and Enron and to the moronic management of the company, you are working for.

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Marxism for Exploiters

on August 10, 2009 by eldar in Evolutionary Marxism, Comments (0)

You always wanted to make money. But then, once on a party, you overheard a conversation. A stately man, looking like a professor from the local university, mentioned that modern societies are divided into two classes of people: the ones who make money, and the ones who are getting all these money. Suddenly, idea of making money stopped looking so attractive and you started to consider the means to join the second group.

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MEMO – Don’t Tell Me Your Lies

on August 6, 2009 by eldar in Corporate Parasites, Evolutionary Marxism, Knowledge Worker, Comments (0)

To: My Manager
Subject: Answer to Tom Peters

Don’t tell me lies. Never tell me lies. I cannot accept your lies

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“Are you a writer or a writer?” A question to aspiring authors.

on August 1, 2009 by eldar in Evolutionary Marxism, Comments (0)

You work hard, you work really hard. You put your soul into your writing and aspire one day to be a great writer like Alexandre Dumas, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Lord Byron, or Count Leo Tolstoy. Or maybe, Mark Twain or Edgar Alan Poe. But day after day, month after month, editors, agents and publishers continuously reject your work.

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