Jobs made Apple great by ignoring profit - blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2…
6:14am Sep 3rd 2011 via Tweet Button
@jaggeree I totally disagree :) Jobs made Apple work by concentrating on market segments with high margin and optimising supply chain.
8:04am Sep 3rd 2011 via Echofon in reply to jaggeree
@benoonbenoon true that. not usual approach to concentrating/compromising on designing for profit, which is often lowest common denominator
8:06am Sep 3rd 2011 via Twitter for Mac in reply to benoonbenoon
@jaggeree indeedy. Diff with Apple isn't short-term profit objective or "shareholder value" in current US capitalism sense. German view!
8:09am Sep 3rd 2011 via Echofon in reply to jaggeree
@benoonbenoon actually I'd love to see a book/article about companies that focus on long game vs short term profit. IMHO it's the only way
8:10am Sep 3rd 2011 via Twitter for Mac in reply to benoonbenoon
@jaggeree works for countries when aggregated, too. C/f German balance of trade post-war ...
8:38am Sep 3rd 2011 via Echofon in reply to jaggeree
@benoonbenoon @jaggeree Supply-chain as manifest-destiny empire. The Great Game played with silicon and indium and CNC lathes.
8:52am Sep 3rd 2011 via Twitter for iPhone in reply to benoonbenoon
@moleitau @benoonbenoon all excellent parts of Civilisation: The Post-PC industry edition
8:56am Sep 3rd 2011 via Twitter for iPhone in reply to moleitau
@jaggeree @moleitau @benoonbenoon Civilization? Makes sense why new Cupertino HQ is so spaceshippy. Next stop Alpha Centuri...
9:22am Sep 3rd 2011 via Twitter for iPhone in reply to jaggeree
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