Strategy Dynamics Briefing 13: Doing it right with accumulating resources

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There is one last thing to do before going on to the implications and uses of resource-accumulation.

Sorry– but it’s just got to be done right! If you get this wrong, everything else you try to do with strategy dynamics will be messed up.

Defining and measuring resources and their flows

We were careful in earlier briefings to make sure the causal connections were arithmetically accurate, for example, that quantity sold per month was equal to customers multiplied by quantity per customer per ...

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Strategy Dynamics Briefing 12: Accumulating resources over time

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The previous briefing explained that accumulating resources are important.

So now we need to understand how to work out the result when it happens…

The following figure shows how to picture this idea. The box icon in the middle is the ‘tank’ containing the cash in your bank account, and the oval icons are the pumps, pumping cash in and out at some rate. If the inflow and outflow rates differ, as they do here, you know exactly how fast the resource ...

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