Competition

May 28, 2010

COM PETI TIVE NESS

> competition is a contest between individuals, groups, nations, animals, etc. for territory, a niche, or allocation of resources. It arises whenever two or more parties strive for a goal which cannot be shared

> of or pertaining to competition; being inclined to compete; that inhibits the action of an enzyme by binding with it

> competition – the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"

> subscribing to capitalistic competition

> competitiveness is a comparative concept of the ability and performance of a firm, sub-sector or country to sell and supply goods and/or services

> competitiveness – an aggressive willingness to compete; "the team was full of fight"

B R A I N

May 27, 2010

From harsh to mild cell shaking…

> Brainstorming

> Brainsqueezing

> Brainbreezing

It is getting more and more common:

> Living Beyond Their Means

> Beyond Own Means

> BOM

> BOM

> BOM

also known as The Econometrics of Unit Roots!

> TEUR

> TEUR

> TEUR

Was ist das??? 😉

Definitions

May 20, 2010

Structural:

> relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure;

> structure is a fundamental and sometimes intangible notion covering the recognition, observation, nature, and stability of patterns and relationships of entities

> social organization: the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships

> in universal algebra and in model theory, a structure consists of a set along with a collection of finitary functions and relations which are defined on it

Reform:

> make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices

> bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one

> beneficial change, or sometimes, more specifically, reversion to a pure original state

> change for the better

> produce by cracking

> self-improvement in behavior or morals by abandoning some vice

Enttäuscht

May 20, 2010

Ego: I want to ride my horses

Evo: what’s the weather like Sir?

Ego: ;(

Source

BALANCE

May 19, 2010

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€-Tautology

May 12, 2010

An english-speaking guy talking about the euro: guess what

There is no doubt that the euro is unloved.
Even before this week’s bail-out, short-term speculators had record short positions in the currency.

Hey Peter, I’d doubt of your statement. Regards. Agostino

The Analytics of Change:

> What’s the status quo?

> What’s the final objective?

> What are the alternatives?

> What do/does people/the audience think?

> What if it goes wrong? – The plan B

> The planning: what, how and who?

> Project evaluation: targets!

Dead Cats Bounce

May 10, 2010

FT.com – Alphaville as usual

The flexible small and medium-sized enterprises
that form the backbone of Italy’s economy
like to say they survive despite,
not because of, government policies.

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