Strategy in asset-heavy firms + model

Posted by:

the Economist says Mr Obama plans big spend to fix US infrastructure. Origins of problems that led to bridges collapsing, water mains bursting, and massive sewage leaks are easy to see – politicians can always put off long-term investment in favour of short-term give-aways. But CEOs face similar temptations. Read on for a detailed explanation of this topic and an exercise to try for yourself …

This has become particularly prevalent since the fashion for privatising utilities – ...

Continue Reading →
0

Physics 1 : Ego 0 at Sky TV

Posted by:

Yes ! What a result ! Some years ago UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB [aka ‘Sky’] boasted they would capture 10m subscribers by 2010. In 2004, my friend Suresh Mistry thought the number looked odd and worked out the ‘physics’ of what was happening. Here’s what he did [click to download slides and the 2005 model on this – you will need the mystrategy software reader …

There are about 23million UK homes effectively reachable for digital TV services ...

Continue Reading →
1