Monthly Archives: February 2012

Designs by Andrea LeBeau (part one)

A friend and former business partner of mine has started a new and exciting business in partnership with his talented wife Andrea. They are based in the US state of Illinois. Andrea is originally from Hungary and a graduate of … Continue reading

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The Irish Economy

“The Celtic Tiger.” “Talking Down The Economy.” “Sitting on the sidelines, cribbing and moaning is a lost opportunity. I don’t know how people who engage in that don’t commit suicide.” “The Soft Landing.” “This Time It’s Different.” “We All Partied.” … Continue reading

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A Bad Strategic Management Decision

I was reading chapter three of Gareth Morgan’s ‘Images of Organization’ yesterday evening in preparation for my MN202 – Organisation Theory & Design class this afternoon. The chapter is concerned with interpreting organizations through the image of biological organisms. One … Continue reading

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Starting a Small Business in Ireland

I have recently started a new small business here in Ireland and have being going through the official processes to get it up and running in the proper fashion. According to the ‘Ease of Doing Business Index‘ which is compiled … Continue reading

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