Heuristics, theories and models

by mel starrs on October 20, 2008

in Opinion, Theory and Comment

Clearing out some MBA stuff and keep coming across snippets regarding models, heuristics and concepts which I want to keep for future reference. Here are some: theories are stable explanations for recurring phenomena theorising is “sense making” “there is nothing so practical as good theory” 3 stages to theorising: concepts (define) conceptual framework (description of […]


What did you do your MBA in?

by mel starrs on July 16, 2008

in Management

It’s important to be able to laught at your self…


Strategy, vision, mission statements, oh my…

by Mel Starrs on October 18, 2006

in Management

It’s that time of the year again. Q3 results are in and thoughts turn to next year’s business plans. I have decided to draft a business plan for my final MBA project, rather than a traditional academic piece of work. Having spent the last two years discovering what can go amiss in engineering consultancies, I’m […]


Best biz school in the north

by Mel Starrs on October 13, 2006

in News, Uncategorized

I’m attending the best business school north of Warwick. Bizarre way to present the results, but it sounds better than 8th best in the country, I suppose.