Brain food for your Wednesday morning–numerous articles have appeared these last few weeks linking current events in Asia to the lead-up to World War 1. Gideon Rachman in the FT delivers one of the more coherent statements of the past-present connection in his article Time to Think More About Sarajevo, Less About Munich.
Similarly, a lot has been said about Zappos and the decision to eliminate classic hierarchy. Andrew Hill draws out some great concerns regarding the company’s decision, linking the decision to suppliers, customers and employees. Clear and sober considerations regarding the decision and its potential consequences.
I hope you enjoy these as much as I did.