1. All energy options have pros but one has major defects

    I recently set a group of MBA students the task of representing a key sector of energy: solar, wind, nuclear, coal, and gas.


  2. The key to funding free education

     The key to funding free education lies in a bold trade off by BOTH Business and Government.


  3. Make universities accessible to all

    “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character”. Martin Luther King, Jr.


  4. Popular Business Trends in 2015

    The new financial year is here and while some investments should be left in place (such as your business insurance*), it might be a good time to consider adjusting or upgrading other elements to optimise performance.


  5. Business School and Business Innovation in Place and Space through Relationship

    As I write this, a community of globally responsible practitioners meet in Oulu in Northern Finland – and I feel a sense of loss at not being with such a feisty and awakening group of peers.


  6. A Truth Well Told …How Man’s search for meaning relates to Marketing

    My grandmother once said that much truth is said in jest.


  7. Snap, Crackle and Pop?

    I was sitting at the breakfast table last Monday reading, as one does, the side of the cereal box.


  8. Corporate Sustainability – Managing organizational complexity

    The wealth of knowledge and information contained in biological and social sciences offer an opportunity to contribute new insights to management science.


  9. Bringing open-source electricity production to Africa

    access:wind is a community organization based in Kisumu, Western Kenya that co-creates renewable energy sources with end users, manufactures them with local technicians and provides training to all on how to build them from scratch.


  10. The cost crisis-ratio: averaging 33%

    I note a consistent trend emerging in discussions with South African industrialists and entrepreneurs. The concept of a ‘cost crisis-ratio.’


  11. The New World Disorder: Business survival in a post-rational South Africa

    “The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, ‘See, if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk’.” — Harry S. Browne (US politician and political commentator)


  12. Welcome to Critical Thought

    Welcome to Critical Thought, an online platform for facilitating and promoting debate around Responsible Leadership, Engaged Business and Integrated Society.