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January 15, 2019 Business Model Innovation

Business Model Innovation for Relevance and Differentiation

Business model innovation is an essential element of success for today’s organizations. To stay competitive in a rapidly changing market, organizations must continually reinvent themselves. At its core, good business model redesign is about finding a novel way to solve...
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January 9, 2019

5 Best Practices for an Organization Change COE

To stay competitive, organizations today must be agile and adapt quickly to rapidly changing markets, technology, and economic conditions. Effective change management is therefore essential. Change management initiatives can be handled in various ways within an organization. Outsourcing is certainly...
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December 26, 2018

Take Time for a 24-Hour Holiday Re-Boot

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.” —Oprah Winfrey In business, we are always in the pursuit of improvement: having more, being better, going faster, doing things cheaper, and so on. As a result, when you...
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November 13, 2018 Effective Strategic Planning

3 Keys to Effective Strategic Planning

It’s mid November: the home stretch of the year. In addition to all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, this is when many companies buckle down to do their strategic planning for the year ahead. Effective strategic planning doesn’t...
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October 16, 2018 Information & Metrics

Information – The Lifeblood of Organizations

Recently, I was with an organization that was doing some benchmarking, and we visited the sites of several companies with strong capabilities in supply chain systems and analytics. As I observed the analytical capabilities and listened to the discussions, I...
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October 9, 2018 Information & Metrics

The Most Neglected Aspect of Organization Design

When we are involved in major transformations, one of the first discussions leaders are eager to get into is the structure discussion . . . the new organization chart.  Leaders also give enthusiastic consideration to the major business processes of...
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