The Biology of Corporate Survival – Understanding the Shrinking Life Span of Modern Companies

Reeves, M., Levin, S., Ueda, D. (2016). The Biology of Corporate Survival. Harvard Business Review, Jan-Feb, 2016. Even though we all naturally predicted that newspapers would eventually adopt e-commerce business models, the reality that The Independent newspaper this week abandoned print copy forever, in favor of online format and distribution, was still quite a newsworthy shock (e.g., The Sunday Morning…

How Technology is Changing the Face of the Professions: The Functional and Acquisitive Society

For digital marketing executives looking for an up to date synopsis on how digital technologies are changing the face of the professions, a new insightful gem ‘The Future of the Professions: How Technology will Transform the Work of Human Experts’ thesis is now available by Oxford University Press (Susskind & Susskind, 2015). A beautifully concise and wonderfully sourced sociological, as well as technological thesis, the argument…

Exploring the World of e-Business

Online shopping, online surveys, online news, views, and shoes! Welcome to the possibilities that the new world of e-business brings. Imagine that we are now becoming accustomed to online consumerism for such items as a pair of new shoes! How has this seemingly improbable sort of purchase become not only possible, but a part of everyday routine? Don’t people desire to try before they buy, especially for new shoes? At…