It is often both sad and laughable when I read in the media about restructuring of ailing companies, that the one and only strategy these “leaders” execute, is to fire people and cut costs.
In 2010, Apple heralded the end of optical drives from its laptops. Today, I sent off 4 such drives into my trash bin. What does obsolescence remind us about business management?
Have you encountered occasions when you have to send a bulky physical item to someone, such as a journalist?
While businesses and owner-managers are fighting tooth and nail in an increasingly difficult economy (and worsening), they would need to put everything under the microscope to see how best to move their businesses forward, even if painfully.