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Consultant Ninja: BearingPoint Goes Chapter 11: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Between 1999 and 2002, the company took on debt to make various acquisitions. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman. Wednesday, February 18, 2009. BearingPoint Goes Chapter 11. I was wrong about BearingPoints business Model ; turns out that you can bankrupt a services business.

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Applied Behavioral Economics Rule of Thumb #4: Embrace the Beauty of Reciprocity

Steve Shu Consulting

2 (2002): 300-309. This Sunday morning, I tried to spend time thinking about how I could help people. Could I help someone to get a job? Perhaps make a valuable introduction for someone? Give them an insight? I wrote some messages to take action.

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As the pandemic crystalises unexpected risks, clients are starting to see the need for risk specialists

The Source

When I think of risk work, I often think of the famous 2002 quote from Donald Rumsfeld while he was the US Secretary of Defense: “… there are known knowns; there are things we know we know.

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Leadership Ethics – The Golden Rule

Leadership Planning with Liz Weber CMC

It’s sad to say, but what I wrote in 2002 is still right on target – if not more so – today. “At July 9, 2002). Here’s an article pulled from the archives. At this moment, America’s greatest economic need is higher ethical standards, enforced by strict laws and upheld by responsible business leaders,” (President) Bush said in a speech delivered to the Association for Better New York. “In In the end, there is no capitalism without conscience, no wealth without character.”

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Front-Line To C-Suite | Inside The Heart and Mind of Former Disney COO and Experience Steward Jim MacPhee

Consulting Matters

In the spring of 2002, Jim returned to Walt Disney World® , and in 2004 was promoted to Vice President of Park Operations Development, Optimization, and Standardization.

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“Moneyball” in Commercial Lending: From Art to Science in Pricing

BCG

Despite its small budget, Oakland enjoyed a record run of 20 victories in 2002, following this change in approach. Article Wednesday, March 23, 2016. In the movie Moneyball, Billy Beane, the coach of the Oakland Athletics baseball team, transforms the way Oakland trades players, replacing the judgment of experienced scouts with statistical analyses of players’ performance. This allows the team to buy players who are undervalued by baseball insiders and sell players who are overvalued.

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2 Leadership Tactics for Motivating Your Team

Organizational Talent Consulting

2002). Building a highly-skilled self-directed team and paying them well doesn't guarantee success. Motivation helps to explain the differences between times when employees just show up versus getting things done.

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Finding Surprising Success by Supporting Interesting Failure

Organizational Talent Consulting

2002). Organizations desire certainty, success, and efficiency, and it is uncertainty, failure, and inefficiency that are sources of innovation. Leaders fail as much as they succeed.

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GameStop, Robinhood, & Reddit

CaseInterview.com

If I thought the companies would earn more in profits in 2021 than in, say, 2002, I would have bought shares hoping to benefit from the growth in future profits. In 2002, my alma mater, Stanford University, interviewed me on my thoughts regarding the dotcom era of 1999 and 2000.

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The secret of successful time management

The Management Centre

The internet will tell you that Jeremy Wright defined it in his studies summarised by the article Time Management: The Pickle Jar Theory published in 2002. Everyone I know is busy. Seemingly busier than they’ve ever been – myself included. (A A product of life post-lockdown perhaps?)

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2 Attributes of Great Change Leaders

Organizational Talent Consulting

2002). A constant in life and business is change. Handle change well and win; handle it poorly and fail. After reviewing 40 years of data analytics from 1,435 companies, Jim Collins concluded that "good is the enemy of great."

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4 Ways Leaders Keep Hope Alive In Uncertain Times

Organizational Talent Consulting

2002). Did you wake up this morning looking forward to work? Work plays a significant role in the lives of over 165 million Americans. In a study of 10,000 employees over three years, Gallup sought to understand the emotional needs of engaged and committed followers.

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Is Executive Coaching Really Worth it?

Organizational Talent Consulting

2002). Is there anything more unsettling than making big decisions alone? Thankfully, it's been a while since I've tried. But in the past, I've made my share. I can tell you firsthand that having a coach has benefits beyond making better decisions.

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East goes West – Interview with Martin Lau, Managing Partner, First State Stewart

Ben de Haldevang

He joined the FSSA team in April 2002 and manages a range of China and Asia funds for First State. East Goes West is a series of podcasts focused on the challenge of Asian businesses coming to Europe and the US.

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Creating a Risk Register: All You Need to Know

Epicflow Blog

2002). Project management goes hand in hand with uncertainty and risks. The present-day disruptions caused by the pandemic bits and pieces, military conflicts, and geopolitical tensions can only increase the number of risks that projects will be exposed to. .

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Copper Plunges to Price Seen February 2006; Copper vs. Gold

MishTalk

click on any chart for sharper image Bloomberg notes that copper is the worst performing non-energy raw material on the Bloomberg Commodity Index ( BCOM ), which fell today to the lowest since August 2002. Fueling the broad commodities collapse, the price of copper is now back to a level seen on February 28, 2006.

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Existing Home Sales Down 4.8%, Decline More Than Expected; "Still Healthy and Trending Higher" Says Bloomberg - Let's Investigate

MishTalk

Home sales are now back to about where they were between January 1999 and August 2002. On a population-adjusted basis, the number of units sold per thousands of people was pretty steady at about 25 units from 1999 to August 2002. Existing Home Sales Decline More Than Expected Existing home sales in August dipped 4.8% month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.31 million units. Although a decline of 1.7%

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Altman Vilandrie: Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Formed in 2002, the firm focuses all of their attention on 3 key sectors: telecom, media and technology (TMT). Created in 2002, Altman Vilandrie is a newbie consulting firm, so its history is short. After working on the management team at CSMG, a boutique global communications, technology and digital media consulting firm (now Cartesian) Rory Altman formed the company with Ed Vilandrie in 2002. ALTMAN VILANDRIE CONSULTING. Welcome back to another one of our firm profiles!

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GameStop, Robinhood, & Reddit

CaseInterview.com

If I thought the companies would earn more in profits in 2021 than in, say, 2002, I would have bought shares hoping to benefit from the growth in future profits. In 2002, my alma mater, Stanford University, interviewed me on my thoughts regarding the dot-com era of 1999 and 2000. Stanford Magazine , April 2002. In U.S.

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Legacy Skills and Capital; Sugar and Steel; Turning TPP to TP

MishTalk

steel industry, President Bush in March 2002 imposed tariffs on imports of certain steel products for three years and one day. 200,000 Americans lost their jobs to higher steel prices during 2002. These lost jobs represent approximately $4 billion in lost wages from February to November 2002. More American workers lost their jobs in 2002 to higher steel prices than the total number employed by the U.S. steel producers in December 2002).

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FTI Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Below is a timeline of key milestones up until 2002. 2002: FTI made a major move into the corporate restructuring business with their post-Enron acquisition of the business recovery services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. They have added 1,000+ employees to the Forensic and Litigation (“FLC”) division since the passing of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). FTI CONSULTING INTERVIEWS & CULTURE.

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Art vs Business

Tom Spencer

She took the helm in 2002, and has presided over a circulation increase to 220,000 copies. (Source: Flickr ). I attended a talk last week at the Oxford Union given by Alexandra Shulman, editor-in-chief of British Vogue. Shulman is the longest serving editor in British Vogue history. Needless to say, I was interested to hear what she had to say about the media and publishing industry. Shulman is an interesting character, and a master of the British art of understatement.

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Afghanistan a How-To Lesson in Perfect Stupidity: 54,000 Paid Ghosts, Vanishing Firearms, Warlord Protection Rackets

MishTalk

billion since 2002 and Britain about £890 million, for hundreds of development projects. Thank president Bush, vice president Dick Cheney, and president Obama for working together to create a how-to map of perfect foreign policy stupidity. The Telegraph has details in Afghanistan has cost more to rebuild than Europe after Second World War American taxpayers have provided £61.5 The military operation has cost America a further £296 billion and Britain £22 billion.

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"Stock Market Is Overvalued By 100%" Says John Hussman in Chris Martenson Interview; Financial Repression Revisited

MishTalk

or below in every single economic cycle including recent decades, including not only the financial crisis but 2002 and every other economic cycle we have been in. isn’t so bad" ignores the fact that really in every market cycle and economic cycle we have had a point where stocks were fairly valued or undervalued.The only cycle in which we didn’t see that was actually the 2002 low where stocks actually ended that decline at an overvalued level on a historical basis.

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Insights from Australia's Leading Social Sector Consulting Firm

Tom Spencer

Founded in 2002, SVA invests in social change projects to help increase the impact and build the sustainability of high potential organisations in the social sector. About. Book Shop. Archive. Definitions. Helpful Links. Quotes. Subscribe. Insights from Australia’s Leading Social Sector Consulting Firm. by Tom Spencer on September 9, 2012 · 0 comments. in Management Consulting. SOCIAL VENTURES Australia ( SVA ) is a relatively new non-profit organisation.

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Recovery Mirage in Spain Dissipates Into Ashes

MishTalk

Between 2002 and 2007, Spain was amassing a growing external deficit, as more and sell less abroad (exports) and bought more (imports), bringing its foreign debt grew. The mirage in Spain pretending to be a recovery, has officially dissipated into wind-blown ashes. Spain''s trade deficit doubled in the first half as imports soared. Spain is again dependent on foreign financing. Via translation from Libre Mercado, Spain Again Borrows Abroad to Finance Consumption.

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Going Radically Virtual

The Fearless Marketer

When I moved to Boulder Creek in the Santa Cruz Mountains in 2002 I soon realized that clients weren’t going to make the trek up a 25-mile winding road from Silicon Valley. Wondering how your business can survive and thrive during the Coronavirus pandemic?

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Study Market Demand

CaseInterview.com

As part of a regulatory change to combat this problem, in 2002 the US government passed a law called Sarbanes Oaxley (known as “Sox”). While most people see me as a teacher, I see myself as a lifetime student. One of the many things I study is market demand. When my kids and their friends all talk about a product, I get intrigued as to why they like it.

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What Lifecycle or Agile Approach Fits Your Context? Part 5, Origins of Agile Approaches

Johanna Rothman

That set the scene for the Scrum certifications in about 2002. The original signatories of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development wanted to solve these specific problems: How can we: Bring more adaptability to software development? Stop “ plan the work and work the plan ” thinking? Release something of value earlier? Especially since teams now had these levers, from the iterative and incremental approaches: Prototype something for fast feedback.

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Deflationary Pressures Mount: Export Prices Sink 1.1%, Import Prices Sink 1.2%

MishTalk

percent which is the steepest decline since 2002. Deflationary Pressures Mount Export and import prices continued the collapse today according to the latest BLS Data. Export prices fell 1.1%, over double the Econoday consensus estimate of -0.5% and also lower then the lowest economist's forecast of -0.8%. Import prices sank 1.2% less than the consensus estimate of -1.4%. Cross-border price pressures continue to sink into deep contraction, down a month-to-month 1.2

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How to improve your communication and problem solving skills for business

freshminds

' One particular example of Google's culture at work comes from 2002 where CEO Larry Page printed out some results from Google's AdWords engine and stuck them in the office kitchen saying 'THESE ADS SUCK' In many companies, a CEO writing such a harsh criticism on someone's project in a communal space would be seen as humiliating and arrogant.

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Covered Employment Update: Employment vs. Federal Spending

MishTalk

Covered Employment Covered Employment Notes Covered employment hit 128,673,493 in January 2002. Here''s some new charts from reader Tim Wallace on "Covered Employment" (working in a job eligible for unemployment benefits). First a few notes. Typically, hours worked and wages paid to employees in covered employment are used as a basis in establishing unemployment benefits should an employee becomes unemployed by no fault of their own.

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The Most and Least Digital Jobs – and How Well They Pay

Harvard Business

They found that 95% of those occupations became more digital between 2002 and 2016, meaning that computers became a more important part of the job. Once you select an occupation, you’ll see below the main chart how that score changed since 2002, as well as the change in average pay. But even if health care isn’t very digital, relatively speaking, it still saw one of the largest increases in digitization between 2002 and 2016. Tyler Machado/HBR STAFF.

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Democrat Quotes on Iraq; Ron Paul Asks "Haven’t We Already Done Enough Damage in Iraq?"

MishTalk

For example, Senator Hillary Clinton stated in a 2002 speech. " In September, 2002, arguing against a US attack on Iraq, I said the following on the House Floor: No credible evidence has been produced that Iraq has or is close to having nuclear weapons. Ron Paul was right in 2002 and he is right now. One reader recently emailed a list of statements made by various war-mongering democrats regarding Sadaam Hussein, Iraq and WOMDs.

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Worst Election Performance by Sitting President's Party Since Truman; Republicans Take Senate, Increase Lead in House and Governorships

MishTalk

The last serving Republican governor in the Massachusetts was Mitt Romney, elected in 2002. I watched the returns all evening from Start to finish, not that anything was much in doubt. I expected the Republicans would finish stronger than the polls suggested, and they did by a huge margin. Senate Results Republicans picked up at least 7 Senate seats with Alaska and Louisiana yet to come.

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Why Strong People Make a Lasting Difference

Leadership Vision Consulting

Carneiro first came to worldwide attention in 2002 as a finalist in the Maazel-Vilar Conductor’s Competition at Carnegie Hall. She followed that by winning the Young Musician’s Foundation 2002 National Conductor Search. Music is a constantly changing and ever evolving language. Joana Carneiro speaks this language fluently. Joana is a Portuguese conductor who is a fast rising star in a rarefied world of orchestral conductors.

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11 Best Consulting Blogs: Read These Blogs To Grow Your Consultancy

Tsavo Neal

Since 2002, virtually all of my business has come as a result of my email newsletter and blog. When is the last time you read a helpful blog article that gave you actionable advice to improve your consulting business? Did you know that there are consultant-specific blogs that host such advice? Although books are a fantastic way for consultants to learn how to run a more profitable business — blogs can be just as helpful.

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Alvarez & Marsal Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

In 2002, they played a pivotal role in steering HealthSouth out of a $2.7B By 2002, their agreement, their strategy and their implementation appeared to have paid off, as Alvarez & Marsal’s client base continued to diversify. . ALVAREZ & MARSAL CONSULTING. Alvarez & Marsal have been making waves in recent years for the high profile, high quality work they did in the midst of the banking crisis.

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The Paths of Consultancy

Tom Spencer

Fifteen years later (with a brief run for senator in between) he became dissatisfied with the never-ending quest for wealth accumulation and oversaw the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. Daryl Morey slinks away to a secluded weight-room with two muted TVs broadcasting the tipoff of his beloved Houston Rockets, the team he created. As general manager, he had the power to build the team to exactly his desires.

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Workplace Romances: How should you respond?

Confessions of a Consultant

Counterproductive Workplace Behaviours: Spector and Fox (2002) list a range of potentially destructive and detrimental acts that hurt colleagues and organizations. It will happen. Figure out your ‘stance’ on this in advance. You may already know this, but there are approximately 2.3 million cattle in the Irish beef herd and about 1.7 million dairy cows. So, if you live in Ireland, there’s a really good chance that you will (at some point in your life) have seen a cow.