This parable is about how a non-core function can be an example of unchecked bureaucracy growth.
Launching new ventures as an entreprenuer or as an intrapreneur involves a set of risk management perspectives.
Some people are under the impression that the best entrepreneurs like risk. My premise is that nothing can be further from the truth.
A primer on business risk.
An anecdote illustrating the benefit of making one’s pie bigger rather than protecting one’s control.
An anecdote illustrating currency of exchange for building a working partnership.
A simple pie model can be used to describe the trade-offs of protecting ownership share versus growing the program.
For the sake of mathematical modeling purity, expanded versions of the perception equation are presented.
An example from my time helping to manage a college campus for illustrating the need to develop communication plans to create the proper perception.
An anecdote illustrating that solving an organizational problem does not necessarily translate into the perception that the problem is solved.