…out there and mapping was just my poor man’s way of emulating what everyone else was already doing. It turned out that most of the industry was instead fighting battles with little to no understanding of the landscape. It’s like generals fighting without maps. It boils everything down to luck and individual heroism.
… global food chains or as Prof. Geert Jan Hofstede (2003) suggests “if information is the lifeblood of an organization, transparency enables it to flow”. As I noted in a recent article, transparency is viewed as foundational for the efficient functioning of markets and provides a bedrock layer for trust to function as a ‘social lubricant’ by reducing information asymmetry.