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Review by Marko Savić of the Mikael Colville-Andersen's book Copenhagenize: The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism. A modern view of urban spaces where significantly more space should be allocated to bicycles (again). It is not a question of which came first, the chicken or the egg, in terms of how to achieve a higher share of cycling. It's about infrastructure, stupid, If I may paraphrase Bill Clinton's famous slogan. Mikael Colville-Andersen writes very radically, but based on numbers, how to get to bicycle-friendly cities. Five out of five stars....

Bijker was, according to his own statement in the book, drawn to the science-technology-society (STS) movement already back in the 1970s. The book itself was published in 1995 by the MIT Press. While Bikers was drawn to the STS movement because of its goal to “enrich the curricula of both universities and secondary schools by offering new ways to explore issues such as the risks of nuclear energy, the proliferation of nuclear arms, and environmental degradations”, I was drawn to STS and actor-network approach in particular for my doctoral Environmental Protection interdisciplinary study and research....

The mission of this book, for which it is really hard to say that it is only a business book, is to: "make a difference in shaping organizations and leaders who consider broader responsibilities than the balance sheet." According to authors, to achieve a funky organization we must have the gifts and guts to imagine and work wonders. All this implies risk - total risk - and, at the end of the day, our personal risk. Yes, personal risk. When we wake up next day, we should remind ourselfs that business is not a rocket science. It basically still boils down to making money. Also in Funky Inc.....

Thinking, Fast and Slow is the book of the Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman. My rating of the book is 4 out of 5 stars. Short review presents the psychodrama with the two characters, Sistem 1 and Sistem 2. Book shows us, that it’s easier to recognize other people’s mistake than our own, among many other very useful cases and examples. For business, for study and our relationships. Did you know that the formula for marital stability is simply the frequency of lovemaking minus frequency of quarrels? Book contributes heavily to the decision making theory. Although not written primarily for decision makers, this book helps us think better about our decisions. ...

BackgroundDecisions seems to be the key not only to software and product design but to the prosperity of the whole nations. Why poor nations "get it wrong" was the questions that Robinson and Acemoğlu asked to explain the world inequality. They realised that economics needs "to understand how different types of policies and social arrangements affect economic incentives and behaviour". Meaning that economics cannot assume that political problems are solved (2013: 68-69).Marc Anderson, an investor with larger returns from investment in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Oculus VR (both sold to Facebook) and Skype (Forbes, 2016), has famously wrote an open editorial in the The Wall Street Journal in August 2011, claiming that software is eating the world (Wikipedia, 2016). But this is only business perspective, in the 1999 sci-fi film classic The Matrix, Leo -...

Golden circle is a pattern discovered by Simon Sinek why some leaders and organizations they lead consistently outperform others. It consists of three circles where the first is, Why you are doing what you are doing; the second is How you do what you do; and the third is What you do....

Design and innovation go hand in hand with the financial performance of organizations. Confirmed in the report from the UK's Design Council that design oriented firms in all kinds of industries have outperformed their more-traditional peers. A short example of this is presented with Nintendo's focus on design and creativity of Wii rather than classical research and development....