Business Strategy

Business Strategy

 
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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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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The Behavior Breakthrough Jacobs, Steve Greenleaf Book Group, LLC , 2013 Business Strategy, Leadership

New results require new behaviors. That is the premise behind The Behavior Breakthrough by Steve Jacobs and his colleagues. Leaders who want to transform their organizations, or who simply want to take...

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The Collaboration Economy Lowitt, Eric Jossey-Bass , 2013 Business Strategy, Economics & Finance

In The Collaboration Economy, Eric Lowitt puts forth a call to action for the public, private, and social sectors to work together to improve the environment, the economy, and ultimately, the world....

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