A corporation is a living organism; it has to continue to shed its skin. Methods have to change. Focus has to change. Values have to change. The sum total of those changes is transformation. Download >
According to professor Carlos Cordon, at IMD, companies such as Adidas and Amazon rewrite the rules on supply chain management with Supply Chain 4.0 The supply chain is no longer just about efficiency, working capital reduction and inventory management. It's about...
  Professor Clayton Christensen classifies sustaining innovations as those that continue to improve a product or service, and move it up and up and up along the customer's need. Sustaining innovations achieve a quality far in excess of what most customers...
Stephen Hawking, the Nobel-winning astrophysicist has said AI “could spell the end of the human race”.  Yet a month later along with entrepreneur Elon Musk and dozens of AI experts which focused instead on the positive benefits of AI. “The potential benefits are huge,...
IMD professors Bettina Büchel and Michael R. Wade, put forward anchored agility as a new approach for reaching the correct  equilibrium, and describe how some firms have achieved it by implementing strategies that are both locally agile and globally efficient. The key to...
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...
Fifty years ago, people could only imagine the possibility of talking to their computers. Fast forward to today, and we have now gone from imagination to the technology of cognitive computing now existing. In his talk, Neil Sahota discusses the power...
  Business processes have emerged as a key variable in the design of high-performance organisations. The primary objective of the traditional outsourcing process was cost arbitrage. Service providers based out of low-cost locations could provide services at lesser costs. With time,...
 Thirty learning and development (L&D) professionals met at IMD to participate in IMD’s second Co-creating Global Transformation Journeys event.  The research for this event was drawn from the book “The 3Rs of preparing your organization for the future” by Professor...
Your company strives to innovate and differentiate, but do you have a sneaking suspicion that your buyers see less and less meaningful differentiation between your offer and that of your competitors? This experience is becoming increasingly common as competitors replicate...
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