Business Strategy

Business Strategy

 
Value Stream Mapping Martin, Karen | Osterling, Mike McGraw-Hill Education , 2014 Business Strategy, Productivity

Many organizations struggle to succeed because they lack a holistic view and understanding of exactly how their work gets done. Business consultants Karen Martin and Mike Osterling recommend businesses remedy this...

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Tilt Dawar, Niraj Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2013 Business Strategy, Customer Focus

It used to be that businesses gained competitive advantage by having the best products and selling them at competitive prices. They focused their efforts upstream—on production processes, materials sourcing, and the...

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The New Corporate Facts of Life Rivenburgh, Diana AMACOM , 2012 Business Strategy, Innovation

Though many people think the government holds the ultimate responsibility for solving society’s problems, in today’s rapidly changing world it is businesses that will harness the forces of change to create a better,...

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Successful Acquisitions Braun, David AMACOM , 2013 Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship

About three-quarters of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) fail to yield the positive outcomes the initiating companies expected. The failure rate is so high because most M&As are reactive, often impulse buys that...

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Leading the Starbucks Way Michelli, Joseph A. McGraw-Hill Education , 2014 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

The Starbucks brand is recognized and celebrated around the world. This special status and the sustainable profits at its core arise from a set of leadership principles that prioritize long-term emotional bonds and...

 
 
Conquering the Chaos Venkatesan, Ravi Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2013 Business Strategy, Global Business

In Conquering the Chaos, Ravi Venkatesan draws on his experiences as the former chairman of Microsoft India and Cummins India to provide a blueprint for success in India. The book particularly focuses...

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Grow the Core Taylor, David John Wiley & Sons Ltd. , 2013 Business Strategy

All companies are based on a core business, and all of these companies need to grow to survive. However, in an ever-changing and highly competitive marketplace, companies often focus more attention on trying to drive...

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Employees First, Customers Second Nayar, Vineet Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2010 Business Strategy, Customer Focus

In 2005, Vineet Nayar took over one of India’s leading suppliers of IT services. He saw a company doing well but headed for potential disaster as it failed to keep up with the pace of change in the industry. Just as...

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Reshaping Retail Niemeier, Stefan | Zocchi, Andrea | Catena, Marco John Wiley and Sons Ltd. , 2013 Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Technology

As Stefan Niemeier, Andrea Zocchi, and Marco Catena explain in Reshaping Retail, digital technology is in the process of radically transforming the retail industry. Technological change has served...

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The Profitable Consultant Niblick, Jay John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Economics & Finance

The Profitable Consultant tells beginning management consultants how and why to get started. Jay Niblick advocates and explains processes called “education-based marketing” and “the diagnostic sales...

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