Book Summary: “Leadership & Self Deception”, by Arbinger Institute

November 15, 2009 | Comments Off on Book Summary: “Leadership & Self Deception”, by Arbinger Institute

This is a book summary I have written for “Leadership & Self Deception”, by Arbinger Institute. The book uses the fiction format to discuss two concepts: “In the box” and “out of the box”. “In the box” refers to when people see others as the source of problem. They see themselves as the center of […]

What do traders and trade support pros do?

September 21, 2009 | Comments Off on What do traders and trade support pros do?

Many successful investment bankers know little about investment banking when they first apply for the jobs. The training programs offered by the banks are often enough to introduce newbies to the complex world of finance and transform them into professionals. Despite the fact that candidates often know little about the inner working of investment banks, […]

This is a summary I have written for Sahlman’s article “How to Write a Great Business Plan”, originally as part of my Harvard Innovation and Business Transformation class assignment. Business plans are not a good predictor of a venture’s ultimate success. There are many unknown factors that influence revenue and profit, making financial projection beyond […]

Article Summary: “New Venture Ideas: An Analysis of their Origin and Early Development” by Klofsten & Magnus

February 11, 2009 | Comments Off on Article Summary: “New Venture Ideas: An Analysis of their Origin and Early Development” by Klofsten & Magnus

This is a summary I have written for Klofsten’s article “New Venture Ideas: An Analysis of their Origin and Early Development”, originally as part of my Harvard Innovation and Business Transformation class assignment. The early formation of business ideas are heavily affected by the founder’s technical skills. Technical know how heavily regulates the early process […]

Article Summary: “Just in time strategy” by Bryan

December 2, 2008 | Comments Off on Article Summary: “Just in time strategy” by Bryan

This is a summary I have written for Bryan’s article “Just in time strategy”, originally as part of my Harvard Innovation and Business Transformation class assignment. Corporate strategy can be viewed as a portfolio of initiatives. Companies can earn high returns relative to the risk taken by adopting the “portfolio of initiatives” approach, and only […]

Book Summary: “Blue Ocean Strategy” by Renee Mauborgne

November 14, 2008 | Comments Off on Book Summary: “Blue Ocean Strategy” by Renee Mauborgne

Blue Ocean Strategy is a groundbreaking book on opening up uncontested markets. This is a book summary I have written originally as part of the assignment for my Harvard innovation and entrepreneurship class. Blue ocean strategy is a value innovation strategic move that opens up new uncontested market, creates new demand, makes the competition irrelevant […]