William Goodes Journal- Disaster Capitalism

What are some handy management skills?

Well, one skill that some multinational management teams (or whoever takes this path can do) is to know how to make a packet when disaster strikes, during someone else’s disaster of course. There is an actual term for it politically it’s called “disaster capitalism”.

Small organisations should they be inclined and capable of a watered down version, can do this too. The bigger private corporations who have the skills and resources become involved with aid agencies who gather the funds. Then the multinational corporations use their experience to distribute and organise the $’s, of course.

The honeymoon doesn’t last long for the population involved in the disaster. The money given by citizens from around the world is ear marked into going into capital expenditure for the private contractors.

We as ordinary citizens are way behind (or should I say wouldn’t go there ethically) in what some people are capable of to make big bikkies.

Chasing the dollar is what it is all about. There are some real charmers in this world.

Here is a real world example from the Age yesterday concerning aceh.