I couldn't resist sharing this. Do you remember how, about an year ago, I commented on this restaurant's choice of colour and name? I thought it wouldn't last long. Well, I am back to tell you that Facefood is still there: There is a even a Facebook page 😉
What? A blog post about the dynamics of dark web marketplaces, authored by Joel Montenegro whom, I understand, is an investor at a venture capital firm Where? Posted on Twitter by Maha Shaikh (@Open_Sourcing), whom you should definitely follow if you are interested on matters of open sourcing, open innovation, and communities of practice. … Continue reading Spotted elsewhere: How dark web marketplaces work
I am preparing to welcome a new co-hort of students into the MSc Marketing programme, and decided to search online for a couple of quotes about Marketing, to generate some discussion. This is what Google auto-complete had for me: Thoughts???
When I teach about positioning, I often refer to the market for cat food, using an example unashamedly stolen from my fabulous former colleague, David James. There are 2 key aspects to positioning. One is to find an angle for the product that is unique and, hence, differentiates it from the competitors. Otherwise, you … Continue reading What cat food says about the cat owner
At the start of the month, I wrote in my research journal: “May must be very, very productive”. By productive I meant researching and writing a lot. And I really meant it. But… ... my good intentions went down hill very, very, very quickly. As I look at the square in my diary that … Continue reading May round-up
I don’t think I’ve told you this, yet: I co-authored a book with Susan Rose and Nigel Spinks. The title is ‘Management Research - Applying the Principles’ and is published by Routledge. As suggested by the title, it is a research methods book focused on the context and the needs of those conducting research … Continue reading New book ‘Management Research – Applying the Principles’
It is the season of giving. And choosing, buying and offering presents is a pleasant and gratifying activity, right? Lovely for both the giver and the received of the present, we are told. Well, not necessarily. It can also be a stressful and very unpleasant process, as described in the paper “The Dark Side of … Continue reading The not so virtuous side of gift giving