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Managing in the post-COVID-19 era: Lessons from the coronavirus crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has forever altered the way business does business. It has ushered in changes in the world of business that have far-reaching and long-lasting consequences not only for business itself, but for the whole of society.

On the future of business

The title of this essay was the main theme of the recently concluded 17th Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) International CEO Conference 2019 which was held at the Makati Shangri-La. This piece is intended to interject our own impressions and perceptions on this vision statement which we hope will complement those of the many informative and insightful presentations made at the Conference.

Facing up to the managerial challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The theme of the World Economic Forum (WEF) which was held in Davos, Switzerland over the four-day period of January 22–25, 2019, was “Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

Current management doctrines have long since become archaic

By and large, current management principles and practice are a throwback from a relatively placid era long gone. Their intellectual moorings are largely the handiwork of legendary management guru Michael Porter whose Five Forces model of the business enterprise, to this day, continues to dominate management thinking and practice -- three and a half decades since the publication of his classic work, “On Competition.”

Guideposts for the successful execution of inclusive business strategies

Inclusive business strategies -- more commonly known as Inclusive Business Models (IBMs) -- are business solutions that provide access to economic opportunities to the...

Inclusive business: Strategic Outcomes and Developmental Impact

Over the past several years, business has been playing an increasingly important role in poverty alleviation and social development through what are known as...

Can Business Save Capitalism?

Capitalism today is going through a major crisis, one which is characterized by a gradual disintegration of the global economic and political order that...