Posts Tagged ‘ strategy ’

RBV expert expounds on the big picture of strategy

February 10, 2014
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RBV expert expounds on the big picture of strategy

Author, Richard Rumelt, known first for his early work on the Resource-Based View of the firm, presents an easily-consumed book of his view of strategy that is based upon his research and years of consulting experience with a full gambit of companies. Good strategy starts with a clearly focused understanding of the major challenges the…

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Management competencies going forward past 2013

September 1, 2013
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Management competencies going forward past 2013

Stéphane Garelli, IMD professor and director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center in Switzerland, is an economist and authority on competitiveness.  Speaking at the Innotown Innovation Conference in Aalesund, Norway in June of this year, Garelli discusses his observation of the “new normal” phase of world markets and the competencies and skills he believes managers…

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Real business strategy

April 8, 2013
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Real business strategy

Authors Lafley and Martin bring their combined academic and business experience to bear in developing their recipe for building successful strategy.  Lafley is the former Chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble.  Martin is the Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.  With over twenty years of working together, the…

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OECD partners to encourage business honesty

May 19, 2011
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In this brief interview with Jens Berthelsen, CEO Global Advice Network, issues of corruption in emerging countries are explored. Berthelsen states that until 2000, bribery was an accepted and tax deductible practice in all OECD countries. He states that corruption is the biggest business killer in emerging countries. The development of gray sector business in…

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Corruption risk management

May 19, 2011
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Corruption risk management

  Global Advice Network, a private Danish consultancy firm, in partnership with seven countries’ Ministries of Foreign Affairs has developed a set of managerial decision tools for SMEs who are currently doing business in emerging markets or are considering entering these markets. The tools include: country profiles, due diligence, integrity system, specific information on anti-corruption…

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Public Integrity

May 19, 2011
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Public Integrity

Johnston purports that national rankings of corruption do not “illuminate corruption problems in detail.” Because corruption often is measured based upon surveys of business people, officials, and even citizenry, the results are opinion-based. There is no accepted international standard measure, such as the GDP, for corruption. He states that there needs to be an objective…

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