Category Archives: Conflict

The Quiet War in Commerce (Part II)

by Alan Louis, PhD in Commerce. Background I was looking particularly bored one Saturday morning when my wife correctly advised me that I must pull myself together and find a hobby. Taking her advice, not wanting to annoy Head Office, … Continue reading

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Hold out Baits to Gain Business Victory

by Alan Louis, PhD in Commerce. The Element of Surprise When engaged in business conflict, a good strategy is to surprise, to meet your adversary in a way which he/she is not expecting. The skill here is to be able … Continue reading

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Techniques of Business Conflict

by Alan Louis, PhD (Commerce) The Nature of War War or conflict is by nature an ugly thing. Nikolai Berdyaev, a Russian religious and political philosopher, writing on the nature of war, reflected, “War is not the source of evil, … Continue reading

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The Quiet War in Commerce

by Alan Louis, PhD (Commerce) The Silencer In 1993, a far-right immigrant named Janusz Waluś was arrested in the South African town of Boksburg. Police found a pistol with a silencer in his car. A few minutes before, the pistol … Continue reading

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