Matthew McCaffrey

mcm0016@gmail.com

Matthew McCaffrey is assistant professor of enterprise at the University of Manchester and editor of Libertarian Papers.

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Of Battlefields and Boardrooms

Are the Art of War and the Art of Enterprise two edges of the same sword?

AUGUST 06, 2014 by MATTHEW MCCAFFREY

Classical military strategists have valuable insights for entrepreneurs--but not because trade and war have anything in common.

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Virtual Worlds, Real Economics

Video games rot your brain and teach you econ

JUNE 17, 2014 by MATTHEW MCCAFFREY

As more and more people cross over into gaming environments, they're getting an education in the dismal science.

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Right Conquers Might

A song of state and society

DECEMBER 19, 2013 by MATTHEW MCCAFFREY

A Song of Ice and Fire, the source material for HBO's Game of Thrones, sheds light on the contrast between the entrepreneurial spirit and the avarice of those who lust after political power.

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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this shift has benefited out social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it has also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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