Percentage of countries in each region offering online services (2020)

• Asia: 90% of countries offer business registration and business license application services online.  • Oceania: The most commonly offered online service is applying for government vacancies (86%) and the least prevalent is registering a motor vehicle (14%). • Americas: The most popular online services (up to 94% countries) include registering a business, paying for… Continue reading Percentage of countries in each region offering online services (2020)

The Long Tail business theory

Long tail is a phrase popularized by Chris Anderson, former editor of WIRED Magazine, in 2004. Anderson compared Long Tail to the blockbuster or hit-driven business models of media and retail companies. Long-tail sellers change the shape of demand from “blockbuster” or “superstars” to selling large numbers of unique, niche items.

The Pareto Principle (The 80/20 Rule)

In economic terms, there is a diminishing marginal benefit. This is related to the law of diminishing returns: each additional hour of effort, each extra worker is adding less “oomph” to the final result. By the end, you are spending lots of time on the minor details.

Dunning-Kruger Effect for Business Management

A type of illusory superiority, it is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. To avoid the Dunning–Kruger effect (or make it less painful): • Admit the fact that there is something you don’t know and always be ready to improve yourself.… Continue reading Dunning-Kruger Effect for Business Management