UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING SUN TZU. A book that shed new light on how to analyze strategic situations
ENGLISH/SO WHAT MISTER SUN TZU ?

UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING SUN TZU. A book that shed new light on how to analyze strategic situations

Comprendre et appliquer Sun Tzu [Understanding and Applying Sun Tzu] fait partie de la SÉLECTION MANAGERIS des meilleurs livres de management – A book that shed new light on how to analyze strategic situations. Although many books propose to apply the teachings of Sun Tzu’s famous Art of War to corporate strategy, the succinctness and clarity of … Lire la suite

THE JAPANESE ART OF MA-AI (5). When rhythm dominates, action is good
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THE JAPANESE ART OF MA-AI (5). When rhythm dominates, action is good

 The physical characters of Japan influence its culture of strategy in its sense of anticipation. For centuries in this country, the lack of space was compensated by the capability of acting within precise micro-rhythms. Because space deprives margin to move, the palliative consists in finding ways combining knowledge, skills and sensitivity to take the slightest … Lire la suite

THE PARADOXICAL LOGIC IN STRATEGY. The example of popularization of science
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THE PARADOXICAL LOGIC IN STRATEGY. The example of popularization of science

‘But where are the Cossacks?’: An alternative strategy for popularization (1992) Today’s scientific and technological communication stakes are such that we can no longer be content with merely asking ourselves whether they are giving a faithful or a distorted image of the results of scientific activity, with a view to affording the modem man of … Lire la suite

THE JAPANESE ART OF MA-AI (2). Insights about Japanese Culture of Strategy from a Western approach
BUDO/ENGLISH

THE JAPANESE ART OF MA-AI (2). Insights about Japanese Culture of Strategy from a Western approach

 Culture of strategy as an art of how setting up a community, and surviving through relationships with space, time and others.  All along the history, cultures of strategy appeared and developed themselves as the result of specific efforts within specific conditions to set up human communities for them to last and to adapt in their … Lire la suite

THE JAPANESE ART OF MA-AI (1). Insights about Japanese Culture of Strategy from a Western approach
BUDO/ENGLISH

THE JAPANESE ART OF MA-AI (1). Insights about Japanese Culture of Strategy from a Western approach

If you consciously try to thwart your opponent, you are already late Miyamoto Musashi [1]   The Japanese archipelago has no territorial depth and suffers permanent threats from seismic activity and tsunamis from the Pacific Ocean. For many time, it did not consider itself as belonging to Asia nor to the West, but Japanese and unique! … Lire la suite

ELEMENTARY MY DEAR WATSON! Strategic Knowledge Communities, the concept of BA within the Japanese Way of Knowledge Management
BUDO/ENGLISH/KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

ELEMENTARY MY DEAR WATSON! Strategic Knowledge Communities, the concept of BA within the Japanese Way of Knowledge Management

Strategic Knowledge Communities. A Western proposal for the Japanese concept of Ba Preprint from The Journal of Knowledge Management, Volume 8, 2004. Emerald, http://www.emeraldinsight.com   The concept of ba was introduce in 1996 by Ikujiro Nonaka and Noburo Konno. Since that, it plays a major role in the Japanese way of Knowledge Creation. By now … Lire la suite

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE BLINDNESS OF THE OTHERS. 36 Stratagèmes, n° 9
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TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE BLINDNESS OF THE OTHERS. 36 Stratagèmes, n° 9

Watch the fire burning across the river / Wait patiently till your enemy has crises, and then take advantage of it / Wait for exhausting, prepare for attacking. S’engager dans le visible, l’emporter dans l’invisible / Gesticulations diurnes, action nocturne – DIVERTIR.  The good strategist masters the art of delay. Sun Haichen. The Kingfisher bird and Oyster … Lire la suite