About The Banner Picture

The Thinker, is a bronze sculpture by Auguste Rodin. Rodin first conceived the figure as part of his work The Gates of Hell commissioned in 1880. [Wikipedia, September 2018]. When I first saw the statue, I was captured by the concept (in my mind) of a person thinking...

The 9-Forces Model

The Five Forces Framework, or what I call a model, “is a tool for analysing the competition of a business,” and was invented by Michael Porter, and “first published in the Harvard Business Review in 1979” [Wikipedia.org, September 2018]. The original model is...

The 4-8Ps Marketing Model

The 4Ps marketing model is a tool “to help develop a package that will not only satisfy the needs of the customers within the target markets, but simultaneously maximise your organisation’s performance.” [Key Management Models, Steven ten Have et al]. The Ps stand for...