Embracing Green Building

Following our departure from Gotland, we were thinking about our visit to the Bungenäs limestone quarry and how the architect’s design concept for the land fit with the Swede’s minimalism and all around concern for the environment. To begin with, here is a little background on the island. Unlike the rest of Sweden, Gotland is […]

Sweden – The modest best in class

Many Swedish companies lead their industry, or hold a top three position, and yet have a difficult time boasting about it. Carlsberg’s slogan says it best, “Probably the best beer in the world.” Regardless of whether or not it’s true, the Swedish people have a modest way about bragging about themselves. This complicates their social […]

The Future of Safety: The Story of Volvo

On Monday June 10, we were incredibly fortunate to visit Volvo Cars where we learned the history of Volvo and their current business outlook with the VP of human resources. Afterwards, we were given an in-depth walking tour of the safety features of Volvo cars and how their future plans would lead to their grand […]

Social media helping internal communication.

The social media world is connecting companies to the outside market more and more these days. However, it’s also an avenue for companies to communicate internally as well. This is a social media evolution that is going to spread like wild fire for global companies, especially when they see the value of time saved when […]

Doing Your Best Is Enough

In a global environment where everyone is attempting to do everything at once, there still remains companies that believe in specializing in their core competencies and doing it better than anyone else. During our visits to companies such as Klarna, Sandvik, and Saab Group, each of these Swedish companies continue to operate successfully over time […]

Stockholm – Sweden’s Innovative Consultants

Surviving in today’s global market is serious business. Since large companies have experienced a dramatic decrease in longevity over the past 80 years, it’s vital to focus on the future to survive. The average S&P 500 company has only a life span of 10-15 years in today’s market economy. Companies need to balance looking at […]

Scandinavia’s Cultural Influence

Greetings everyone! Steve Mannix and I represent Team Stockholm and we will provide the latest and greatest information about how culture in Scandinavia affects their management models and their general outlook on their business practices. Along with this point, we will observe how social media is used to impact their marketing tactics and putting out […]

Välkommen till Skandinavien

Greeting from Jared Dean and Emily Hormuth, aka Team Malmö. Jared is a first year MBA student at Chapman emphasizing in finance. Emily is a first year MBA student at Chapman interested in human capital consulting. Visiting the ABBA museum in Stockholm @jareddean23 #bizscand #chapmanu twitter.com/LMBRLADY/statu… — Emily Hormuth (@LMBRLADY) June 1, 2013 We arrived […]