January 6, 2016
Comments Off on Is growth imperative?
Take any business plan, financial statement, press conference, analyst presentation or the like â€“ What do they have in common? About any business will proudly present its plans for growth.
October 2, 2015
Today I like to share with you the story of a workshop I was supposed to lead. It was a true workshop from hell. In terms of results, it was a complete waste of time. (In my defense Iâ€™d like … Continue reading
June 30, 2015
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It seems as if I have spotted a new trend in management methods. I have observed it more and more frequently over the last couple of months. To my big surprise, other management writers did not pick up this topic … Continue reading
June 23, 2015
Half of strategic planning is a craft that can be learnt. The other half consists of the working styles, experiences and personal attitudes of the key people involved. This is where the problems may start: Personal working styles and attitudes … Continue reading
June 17, 2015
Comments Off on What is your biggest problem with corporate strategy?
Themanager.org and the strategy blog Eddielogic.com are your regular sources of food for thought and information on strategy. We want to become even better in meeting your needs and interests. Therefore weâ€™d like to learn what concerns you most in … Continue reading
May 21, 2015
Comments Off on Can you learn strategy from case studies?
Did you ever have to solve a case study? Did you ever ask yourself if the time it took to read a case study was a good investment? Did you ever wonder if business schools really can teach their students … Continue reading
May 12, 2015
This is just a little story from real life. Only a few minutes to read and you know one more trap you would not expect in your planning process. Everyone knows how to calculate the market share. In general, market … Continue reading
September 29, 2014
Comments Off on Strategy and execution â€“ current findings
In the field of strategy a lot of research and analysis has been undertaken in the last couple of years. Having this in mind I was looking for some research results which would indicate whether “things” have improved. Strategic planning … Continue reading
May 11, 2008
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A couple of weeks ago I discussed four major benefit criteria of innovation in this post. Now it is time to look on the other side of innovation. Yes, there are not only benefits; in the case that your organization … Continue reading
December 2, 2007
Now that we have discussed the strategies of a downsized workforce to cope with the resulting higher workload, it is time to address business leaders and their consultants. Your company is threatened by falling profits or even losses. Your shareholders, … Continue reading