How platforms turned business on its head

Management Today: How platforms turned business on its head

Product businesses will never win against platforms like Uber or Amazon. What if much of what is being taught at business schools is out of date? What if business models fundamentally need to change, and soon? What if apparently well-established incumbents are even more vulnerable to new entrants than they realise? Scary questions. Perhaps even…


Workers on tap

The Rise of the On-Demand Economy

The rise of the on-demand economy poses difficult questions for workers, companies and politicians

IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the automobile from a rich man’s toy into transport for the masses. Today a growing group of entrepreneurs is…

The Economist, January 2015

What Happens When All Employees Work When They Feel Like It

What Happens When All Employees Work When They Feel Like It

Do you work for a firm where managers think employees really have to work (what is called) “full time”? That forty hours per week (or whatever is considered “full time” in your profession) is really a necessity? Perhaps you are one of those people with that conviction yourself — that in your job it is…

Harvard Business Review, December 2014

Dissolving of boundaries lets in more competitors

Dissolving of boundaries lets in more competitors

The industry is having to adapt as technological changes redraw the landscape

The Financial Times, Business of Consulting, November 2014

Eerst blij, dan Rijk

Management Team, October 2014

The Consulting Firm of the Future

Source for Consulting, November 2013

Consulting on the Cusp of Disruption

Consulting on the Cusp of Disruption

Harvard Business Review, October 2013