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5.2 Overproduction: why too much?

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:33:05 PM
In Europe, we produce more milk than we can consume and manage, and the surplus is too expensive for the rest of the world. Our production costs are too high. The dairy industry also belongs to the zombie economy. Still, over 55% of the annual billions of the European Union’s budget is spent on agriculture stimulation and price subsidy, keeping non-EU countries out of the European market. It is not any different with Dutch pigs. After their horrible stay in those enormous high-r..
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2.3 An organization is a simple pyramid

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:30:41 PM
Organizations always consist of people making or doing something other people wish to pay for because paying is simpler than making or doing it yourself. Or, it is impossible to make it yourself, due to a lack of certain production tools. Organizations organize processes, coordinate the people and means, and communicate to make those products and services, otherwise they do not work. Organizations always have a structure and hierarchy. There is a boss or a manager. A manager kno..
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2.4 Grow to grow, until you no longer fit reality! But who really cares?

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:31:06 PM
It may sound strange, but growth was, for many organizations, a way of life. Managers fought to postpone the reaching of their Coase Ceiling, or to avoid necessary changes. We even created a word for this unlimited growth: “globalization.” It was, often, not natural growth, but growth from “buying” market shares. The newly-bought corporations were quickly integrated in the existing organizations, and the hunt for new takeovers started all over again, with, as a management mantra, “the takeove..
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2.6 A society in transition: disruptions, our Armageddon, or...?

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:31:35 PM
"We don’t live in an era of changes, we are living in a changing era." - Professor Jan Rotmans. The Golden Age has long since passed. Globally, Europe doesn’t play the big role we think we do. But the establishment, with its limited power for self-reflection, still thinks it’s doing a ..
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