October 1, 1998

Choice, strategy and execution

Yvan Allaire | Decision

I come to this topic of economic models from the perspective of a business strategist and not of an economist. As Napolean said somewhere, strategy is a simple science: it’s all in the execution.

With the bankruptcy of the communist/socialist economic model, there is currently a remarkable convergence worldwide of the economic policies that have succeeded in adding to the economic well-being of societies. But there are still – sometimes even in the midst of the same government and certainly across governments – policy-makers with a mindset reminiscent of another period.

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