We are here to INSPIRE...
Inspire vision, direction, clarity of economic thought and above all the creation of an environment in which human dignity and rights are preserved, in order to give life force to the ideas of hope and prosperity, not at any cost, but at responsibly true and fair economic factor costs; so that we can encourage the growth and development of sustainable human endeavours
...the rest is just noise! (...and if you where wondering - It's Basics)
How do we define the state of our nation at the moment?
For a little while now we have been experiencing an ‘unease’ with the communication revolution and the disparate nature of communication tools at our disposal. On the surface it would appear that what is happening is that rather than bind together a society it is having exactly the opposite effect.
The recent riots in the UK is just a small manifestation of this general unease.
From a purely economic and dispassionate analysis of the situation, we would offer the following opinion:
The pace of change in organisational design, planning and execution models lags multiple-fold behind the pace of technological advancement. It almost has an exponential relationship and due to this factor, we have not yet come to grips with applying new technology to ‘old world’ thinking, with its checks and balances and control mechanisms.
The disconnect between the pace of the communication revolution and the nature of diminishing returns has led to a massive gap in appreciating the fact the occasionally we have to pause and reflect on where we are and where we want to be.
Both the continuing economic crisis, pace of change, realisation that the future does not hold the same promise and prosperity as the recent past; are all infliction points that have amplified and spilled over into anger and the violence of the past few days.
So what we have is a ‘broken understanding’ of how different factors of production, such as land, labour, capital, enterprise and innovation has drifted further apart and caused unnecessary and unsustainable concentrations of accumulated power and risk amongst differing population groupings in the UK and elsewhere.
Remember, all five of these factors of production listed above need to work in harmony, in order to add, create and manage value and output that are useful and life sustaining necessities for all citizens.
Let’s address the gap between political and civil society to ensure sustainable progress and development for all.