Why Map Power?

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Burja Mapping

In my last post, Towards Burja Mapping, I proposed a new kind of strategic mapping, Burja Mapping (or power mapping, or empire mapping). Burja Mapping combines Samo Burja’s Empire Theory with a form of mapping…

Towards Burja Mapping

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Burja Mapping

This post contains a new kind of strategic mapping, similar to Wardley Mapping, but concerned more with the complexity of human power dynamics. I am tentatively calling it Burja Mapping, or, if you prefer a…

A Feasible Goal

Last year, I began reading books from the Personal MBA Recommended Reading List, a collection of 100 best books about business. One of the books I read was The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement…

Goldratt on Persuasion

I first encountered Eliyahu Goldratt’s ideas by reading his book The Goal, which is a “business novel.” I enjoyed reading it so much that I quickly read several of his other books. Although his books…