How big is the New Enterprise, and what shape does it take?

[Returning to the New Enterprise theme] There has been plenty of recent discussion comparing businesses with cities, contrasting the amount of control that each exercises on new entrants, and their relative productivity performance as they get larger. XPLANE’s Dave...

Questions already!

In the “Catalysts for New Enterprise” post, I mentioned some of the problems with “old” enterprise. In the comments Tony Zoltai (a local colleague) called me on this, and asked ” Given that there were issues that this culture evolved to...

A Twitter conversation about social business

As is often my wont, this morning started with a quick glance through some Tweets of interest, especially those of some of my favourite tweeters. Among other things, I noticed Dennis Howlett flogging one of his cherished themes: the BS that is talked about...

Catalysts for New Enterprise

Following on from the introduction, my next question is “why do we need a ‘new enterprise’ at all; what’s wrong with the corporate forms and work structures we already have?” Try these for starters:AmbitionAs Umair suggests, most of our current corporations suffer...

Introducing “New Enterprise”

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been thinking about revenue sources, how to use this space to enhance my business prospects, and the best way of sharing my thoughts. With that in mind, I was contemplating a paid “newsletter” (advice by subscription),...

E2.0 and Social Business aren’t all-or-nothing

After checking out the conversation around my previous post and all the others I highlighted there, it seemed to me that proponents of different arguments take very polarised positions, as if adoption of social media/social business/enterprise 2.0 is an all-or-nothing...