Economic Development Employment

Employment programs and current causes of unemployment in B&H

There are currently several employment programs in Bosnia and Herzegovina financed by donor organizations, that operate alongside regular programs organized by Employment Offices. They are doing well in helping people gain the necessary skills for getting a job. Some training programs are better than others, some vocations are better paid than others, some people are more interested in …

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Complexity

What is common to SenseMaker and (practical) shooting

If you ever need to explain SenseMaker to someone who does IPSC or likes to shoot, I believe this could be a nice comparison. SenseMaker is used to understand what is really going on and what could be done in a complex environment. One of the elements of SenseMaker, and probably the most interesting one, …

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Economic Development

Work on interactions first?

I live in a country that used to be more developed than now (before transformation from socialism to partocracy, civil war, etc). We used to have big enterprises, research and development institutes, laboratories, universities and high schools that were interconnected with enterprises very much, etc. Our products used to be much more complex then now …

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Economic Development

Mesopartner Summer Academy 2018

It’s been a month now since I had the privilege to attend Mesopartner Summer Academy 2018 (MSA) in Berlin, together with my colleges from Eda and from Ministries related to SMEs in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  It was my second MSA, since I also attended the one organized in 2016 (dedicated to Green Economy). MSA is a …

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Uncategorized

Experts’ phrase diary is blurring the image

After few years of participating in and organizing workshops, it seems to me there is a problem with experts’ phrase diary in communication. A number of phrases, words and formulations that are often used to describe something by experts and consultants. There are plenty of those in, for example, strategic plans. The fact that experts …

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