The Demise of the Corporate Economy

More businesses are very short-sighted when it comes to running their organizations. They are all about the quick buck. They don’t think long-term, They are using technology like it has all the answers without using any common sense. It’s like using a hammer to cut wood instead of a saw. Here’s the thing, different parts of the organization need to use different tools. These metrics serve no purpose when they aren’t being used correctly.

There is no margin calculated in for problems or errors in these formulas. Which can lead to wrong decision-making, planning and budgeting. There is this fast food mentality when it comes to metrics. No one is taking the time to use these tools correctly or with responsibility. It’s as though the main purpose is to suck the fun and life out of the process of a task.

Any error in these processes is met with severe consequences. These big organizations are trying to be something they aren’t. They try to act as though they’re open to new ideas or change but only on their time schedule. This is why small businesses will prevail. They don’t treat their employees like machines. They don’t jump on the latest toys. They know that people make mistakes and there can be errors and they figure them into the equation.

Large corporations are too busy running every part of their organization as though it’s an assembly line. This  model doesn’t work for accounting, IT or other parts of an organization. It’s insane and it doesn’t make any sense. You will have high turnover, unhappy employees who are burned out quickly. Lack of idea sharing because of how their treated.

Large companies try to save money by using tools that are designed for small businesses. Instead of using the tools that were designed for larger corporations. This causes the tools to bog down and work efficiently. These companies can go to the other side of the spectrum and use dangerous software which can compromise the organization with malware.

These are the same organizations throwing money at the politicians in elections. Is it any wonder our economy and government is a mess.

Penny J. (MN, USA)


A New Age

I think it’s very interesting that with the Depression we’ve been in since 2001. I am seeing more and more businesses start to crumble. The sheer greed of these share holders is amazing. It reminds me of another time, 1987-88. There was a new mall that had just opened up and it was demanding to hold shares of every store that was renting from them. These businesses agreed never thinking that these share holders would try to see their shares in such a short time causing these a big cascading effect on these businesses. The businesses started to fall like dominoes and the mall was soon having to look for more tenants as these business started to fail.

These were not new small business owners that were unseasoned. These were large businesses. I am seeing the same mistakes being made not only in retail businesses but large billion dollar corporations. Where the share holders are demanding to see their dividends or they’ll walk. FYI in bad economies all businesses put their money back into their businesses not paying out dividends like the share holders have won the lottery.

This is why the small business will start to surge fore-ward like a race horse that’s been held back by its handler so it can finally surge fore-ward ahead of the pack. In the finish line, it will be the small business owner that will win. The know their business from the ground up. They don’t answer to a willful temper tantrum child.

Most of these Organizations don’t fully understand technology and are under utilizing what they need to keep operating. I am starting to see drone people. This is not innovative or creative. When you have robot people, you have a stagnant organization. I’ve seen people who look like the glee club for the organization in their marketing departments. These organizations have become Cults where there people only know the organization. They can not even bring any new or fresh ideas to the table.

Business is so blind to staying alive ahead of its competition that its ignored key data. In the 1920’s it clearly showed that you do not get better results from your employees by working them over 8 hrs a day. You get burnt out and resentful employees that stop caring because you stopped caring about them.

As we get closer to the end of this year we will see more and more obvious mistakes of these large organizations as they start to tumble like dominoes. They’re era is starting to end with more and more people becoming dissatisfied with how they are being treated. When you have robot people, your more likely to have Postal people.

R.I.P large organizations and government will soon follow. This year will start to be the death of structures that trample Peoples civil rights.

Penny J.

Raven Hawke, Llc (MN, USA)