In this Abeceder Quotation Conversation Michael Millward and Thomas Ritter, Professor of Market Strategy and Business Development at Copenhagen Business School discuss a quotation from famous Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard, “Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward.”
Michael and Thomas investigate the lessons the Kierkegaard quotation provides for people who are involved in planning and strategy development within organisations.
About the Author
Michael Millward is the creator and host of Abeceder Quotation Conversations.
During a human resources career which started in 1981 in the UK Michael has held leadership roles in, start-ups, small, medium sized businesses, and large blue chip multinationals organisations, in joint venture, e-commerce, government, hi-tech, manufacturing, mining, major construction projects retail distribution, travel, hospitality, financial and service sectors, across the world.
In 2004 Michael returned to the UK and established Abeceder a provider of employment related, information, products, services, and expertise.
The Abeceder family now includes:
• Abeceder H2R a comprehensive HR software and HR support service that covers every aspect of every stage of the employer, employee relationship from hiring to retiring.
• WorkPlaceLearningCentre.co.uk – an independent, multi brand, multi format learning resources and training courses web shop
• workworkwork.works – an employees’ guide to employment
Michael holds a MSc in Human Resource Management from the University of Wales and is a Chartered Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). For many years Michael was a volunteer branch chair and member of the Institutes National Council.