Five Forces of Cooperation

Five Forces of Cooperation

Anyone who has studied strategy is familiar with Michael Porter’s 5 Forces of Competition.  It is part of every Strategic Management Book and is the foundation of many strategic plans.  Organizations spend a great deal of time analyzing their competition and devising...
The Illusion of Being Ethical

The Illusion of Being Ethical

It is always interesting to have a conversation with someone and hear them talk about how ethical their organization is despite news to the contrary.  The person will often describe how they have a detailed code of ethics and have mandatory ethics training. ...