When the benefits and values are not perceived by the customer and the attributes are standardized, goods and services become commoditized. According to Professor Michel, “Commoditization is a bad word. It is procurement’s weapon to make you lower your prices. And...
Growth is shifting, disruption is accelerating, and societal tensions are rising. Confronting these dynamics will help you craft a better strategy, and forge a brighter future. According to the latest McKinsey research,it is easy, to lose sight of long-term trends amid short-term...
According to Ashley Harshak, DeAnne Aguirre, and Anna Brown, the fact that change has become more frequent does not make such changes any easier. Change is, at its core, a people process, and people are creatures of habit, hardwired to resist...
Networked devices engaged in machine to machine conversations can optimize what to do, when to do it, and by how much, but do we trust them to ever ask: “why are we doing this in the first place?” Why are we...
Work-life balance, says Nigel Marsh, is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. Marsh lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity — and offers some stirring encouragement to make...
“In times of change learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” Eric Hoffer  - Philosopher   Challenges require collaborative and innovative solutions Acording to  the Cambridge University, 'COLLABORATE TO INNOVATE:...
Why It Pays to Have a Plan According the PwC authors, Ken Favaro, Per-Ola Karlsson, and Gary L. Neilson, poor planning for changes in leadership costs companies dearly. Unexpected successions can paralyze even the best-functioning companies, they can wreak a harsh...
Why are so many companies wasting time and money on strategies that never come to life? Ironically, it sounds like they're doing all the right things. But this conventional wisdom is a trap: It creates a huge gap between your destination...
Quality, innovation, profitability, and growth all depend on having strategy and execution fit together seamlessly. Did You Know?      In a recent Strategy& global survey, 700 business executives were asked to rate their company’s top leaders in terms of their skill at...
Innovation and creativity In this engaging presentation of the eight essentials of innovation performance, McKinsey principal Nathan Marston explains why innovation is increasingly important to driving corporate growth. Taken together, these form an essential operating system for innovation within a company’s...
- Advertisement -

RECENT POSTS