Why is communication important in leadership?

  Leadership requires engagement in countless relationships at the organizational level, and in different communities and groups, dealing with a multitude of audiences, and handling rapid flows of information. In short, being a leader means you will need to get a lot of people around you and if so, you need to communicate effectively. But communication … Continue reading Why is communication important in leadership?

“The Intelligent Investor” by Benjamin Graham

Benjamin Graham, an American-British economist, professor, and investor. Born on May 9, 1894, in London, UK a died in 1976 in France at the age of 81 tears old.  In 1949 he published “The intelligent investor” one of his most successful works that made him inspire a lot of people worldwide with his philosophy of … Continue reading “The Intelligent Investor” by Benjamin Graham

Warren Buffett’s investment strategy.

 Warren Edward Buffett, born on August 30, 1930, in Omaha, USA, is an American businessman and investor who managed to amass a personal fortune of more than $60 billion. This man is considered by many as the most successful investor the stock market has ever known and he is taken as a true role model … Continue reading Warren Buffett’s investment strategy.

Malthusian Economics | Malthusian theory.

During the 17th century, thanks to the industrial revolution and the European expansion overseas, most European countries were witnessing an increase in agricultural production, technological innovation as well as a development in medical knowledge. All of these factors led to an acceleration in population growth. People were quite optimistic about the future, the conditions of … Continue reading Malthusian Economics | Malthusian theory.

“THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY” BY JOHN GALBRAITH

“The affluent society” is one of the most famous non-fiction books of the 20th century, it was written by the Canadian-American economist John Kenneth Galbraith(1908-2006) and published in 1958. One of the key concepts introduced in this book is “Conventional Wisdom”, which is today widely used to refer to commonly held and accepted ideas and … Continue reading “THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY” BY JOHN GALBRAITH

The efficient market hypothesis

The term “Efficient Market” was used for the first time by the American economist Eugene Fama(1939-) in his famous article published in 1970 “Efficient Capital Market: a review of theory and empirical works”.The main idea behind this theory is that it is impossible for investors to outperform the market by looking for undervalued stocks or … Continue reading The efficient market hypothesis

Porter’s five forces model.

Michael Porter(1947-) the Harvard business school professor was conducting research about the competitiveness in different industries during the 70s of the last century when he came up with a new model to understand the attractiveness and potential profitability of a marketplace by analyzing the competition and the rivalry thought five different factors. that’s the ” … Continue reading Porter’s five forces model.

Situational leadership theory and the model of Hershey & Blanchard .

Have you ever wondered what is the best leadership style? What is that one best way of leading that results in ultimate success?Well, this is not even a right question to ask. Or at least, this is what situational leadership theory tells us ! What is Situational leadership theory? Situational leadership theory assumes that leaders … Continue reading Situational leadership theory and the model of Hershey & Blanchard .

What is stagflation?

You have, probably, already heard of economic inflation and deflation. And you know that the first one is characterized by a growing economic output, less unemployment and price levels going up. While deflation is the exact opposite. But what about a combination of both, sounds weird right?  but yes, there is something called Stagflation ! … Continue reading What is stagflation?

Friedman’s monetarism theory.

Monetarism is a theory suggested by the American economist Milton Friedman (1912-2006) in the 60s of the last century, in “A Monetary History of the United States”, a book he co-wrote with Anna Schwartz. The theory was named so for its focus on money’s role in the economy.  Monetarism is an economic doctrine according to … Continue reading Friedman’s monetarism theory.