Corporate Consulting For Fortune 500 Companies With Suzanne Bates: Podcast #43

Consulting Success

If you aspire to make it as a Fortune 500 company, then you might want to consider corporate consulting to help you bridge that gap from strategy to execution. Luckily we have Suzanne Bates to guide potential leaders with her company, Bates Communications. Corporate Consulting For Fortune 500 Companies With Suzanne Bates: Podcast #43 is a post from: Consulting Success.

When Company Culture Counts

Joellyn Sargent

Instead of shutting employees out of the process, leaders in these companies turn to them for support. A one-time report won’t do it, but quarterly or even consistent annual updates help your staff understand their role in the company’s financial success. Company Culture is Strategic. Moving into your next executive strategy session, make some time to consider your company’s culture. The post When Company Culture Counts appeared first on Joey Sargent.

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Why do companies use cloud computing services? 

Tom Spencer

Cloud computing has become a fundamental part of the IT architecture for all shapes and sizes of companies. According to the Computing Technology Industry Association , around half of all US companies have 30-60% of their IT systems based in the cloud.

Special Discussion on Starting Consulting Services Organizations Within Product Companies

Steve Shu Consulting

When people think about consultants, they often think about those that work for companies like McKinsey, Accenture, Deloitte, etc. These are companies that are essentially independent from product vendors.

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Example Companies Involved with Behavioral Economics

Steve Shu Consulting

These days I see an increasing number of internal behavioral economics groups or initiatives starting within traditional companies or organizations.

Why Are Public Companies Too Short Term Focused?

Tom Spencer

Boards of public companies, responding to investor demands, often pressure management to meet short term earnings estimates. DOMINIC Barton , global MD at McKinsey , talks with Tom Keene about how corporate boards of publicly listed companies tend to be too short term focused.

MBB or Tech Company?

CaseInterview.com

Medium term I want to settle in Silicon Valley and found my own company. At the same time one of the big tech companies has offered me a position in Silicon Valley. Question: First of all thank you so much. I bought your books on Amazon and devour your newsletters and this has been an essential part of the exciting story I'm about to tell you. I want to give you a very short version to see if I'm so lucky as to get your advice.

Reducing indirect labor costs at semiconductor companies

McKinsey

Why do semiconductor companies hesitate to use them? Digital tools could bring new productivity and efficiency gains to indirect functions. Insights on Semiconductors

Technology-enabled procurement for chemical companies

McKinsey

They recognize the importance of strong purchasing capabilities, but few have transformed the function into a source of real strategic advantage. Digital and analytics can help. Chemicals Insights

Mastering the duality of digital: How companies withstand disruption

McKinsey

McKinsey research shows that established companies win by addressing digital strategy’s dual imperatives: building new digital businesses while digitizing legacy operations.

A framework for understanding technology companies

Tom Spencer

The technology industry is booming: in 2008, Microsoft was the only tech firm ranked in the world’s top 10 public companies by market capitalisation. Tech is often treated as a monolith; ‘Silicon Valley’ serves as shorthand for many genres of company.

The Bionic Company

Strategy+Business

Businesses used to rely on financial capital, human capital, and sometimes environmental capital for growth.

Bain & Company Careers vs Working at McKinsey or BCG

Management Consulted

Bain & Company careers are different versus competitors BCG and McKinsey. What it’s like to work for Bain & Company. The post Bain & Company Careers vs Working at McKinsey or BCG appeared first on Management Consulted. Jenny Rae explains to us, not about Bain Case Interviews like in some of our other videos, but on culture. … Continue Reading.

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How a healthcare company is pursuing agile transformation

McKinsey

Roche’s head of talent innovation discusses her company’s global leadership initiative. Insights on Organization

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How much is your company worth to its customers?

McKinsey

Established companies with long histories of performance, increasingly face new competitors with no track record and lower prices. What’s the value of experience? Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

Has Your Company Stalled? Anthropology Can Help You Get Unstuck.

Simon Associates

I recently had the very great pleasure to be interviewed by Shannon LaNier on the Morning Dose for CW39 Houston.

Why Good Companies Fail

Steve Tobak

If you ask 10 CEOs why good companies fail, you’ll get 10 different answers. The post Why Good Companies Fail appeared first on Steve Tobak. They’ll say corporations are like complex, modern-day sports car engines. They have so many moving parts it isn’t funny.

An insurance company transforms itself by putting technology first

McKinsey

The deep transformation of healthcare company Anthem presented unique challenges. Here’s how the company set up its strategy to meet them. Digital Insights

Regulatory challenges faced by technology companies

Tom Spencer

Unlike aggregators who sell advertising, hardware and software companies do not primarily make money through user data. No hardware or software company is as close to a vertically integrated monopoly today, so break-ups seem less likely.).

The Most Innovative Companies: An Interactive Guide

BCG

This interactive guide shows the changes to The Boston Consulting Group’s list of the most innovative companies. Companies on the list every year from 2005 through 2016. Companies that advanced ten or more positions from 2015 through 2016. * Companies that first appeared on the list in 2016. Companies that returned to the list in 2016 after falling off in 2015 or before. Interactive Thursday, January 12, 2017.

The Mindset That Wins Consulting Work With Fortune 500 Companies with Mindy Millward: Podcast #24

Consulting Success

We talk about how to find clients that are really ready to make lasting change, how to most effectively market your services, and whether it’s worth your time to compete with larger consultancy firms, particularly for the business of Fortune 500 companies.

The Tax-Savvy Company Restructuring

Strategy+Business

Consequently, leaders are likely either to create tax inefficiencies or to miss opportunities to put their companies in a better tax position During a corporate restructuring, executives often treat taxes as a cost of compliance after the major decisions are made.

How state and local governments win at attracting companies

McKinsey

Governments with the most effective business-attraction programs deploy comprehensive economic-development strategies. Public Sector Insights

A Meaningful Company Mission Matters

LSA Global

A meaningful company mission, your fundamental purpose, helps to create broad organizational commitment and drive peak performance. A meaningful company mission underpins an organization’s game plan for success. Your company’s purpose should create a strong desire to want to do more.

Obituary: Booz & Company

Tom Spencer

RIP Booz & Company. PwC reported that “This new name, which will be used alongside the PwC name and brand, reflects the strength in strategy consulting that Booz & Company brings to the PwC Network and the benefits this deal will bring to all clients and stakeholders.” PwC completed its acquisition of Booz & Co today. Regulators approved the deal, as we expected.

How To Keep Your Employees Longer, Happier, and More Engaged in Your Company

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Are you looking to keep your employees happier and more engaged (and employed longer) with your company? engagement

Should Your Consulting Company Name Include Your Own Name?

David A Fields

A consultant just emailed me this question: I feel like large companies want to hire large, established, consulting firms and since the name of my firm–Smith Consulting Group– has my name in it, it seems too obvious I’m a “lone ranger.”

Accelerating profitability for medium-size industrial companies

McKinsey

As companies transition from medium-size to established organizations, they often lack the DNA and organizational muscle to rapidly improve their bottom-line performance. An accelerated transformation can help. Advanced Electronics Insights

Advisory Board Company Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

THE ADVISORY BOARD COMPANY. Today we continue our firm profile series with an in-depth review of The Advisory Board Company. The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) is a professional services firm that offers resources to players who are mainly in the healthcare industry.

McKinsey & Company moves to new London home

McKinsey

Bold design and smart technology combine to create a space that will foster client impact and peak performance. Overview

Reinforcing Switzerland’s attractiveness to multinational companies

McKinsey

Switzerland could reestablish itself as the leading location for multinationals by reviving its business-friendly and pragmatic mind-set. Europe

Bridging the gap between a company’s strategy and operating model

McKinsey

Four questions can help a company translate business goals into operating-model design. Insights on Organization

Five Fifty: The talented company

McKinsey

Want to get the most from your talented employees? Start with a more energetic approach to matching people and opportunities. Insights on Organization

Anxiety loves company

Seth Godin Blog

Somehow, at least in our culture, we find relief when others are anxious too. So we spread our anxiety, stoking it in other people, looking for solace in the fear in their eyes.

How companies can help midlevel managers navigate agile transformations

McKinsey

Agile organization models have less hierarchy and fewer conventional managers. Here’s how executives making the move to agile can keep their valuable former managers engaged and motivated. Insights on Organization

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Critical infrastructure companies and the global cybersecurity threat

McKinsey

How the energy, mining, and materials industries can meet the unique challenges of protecting themselves in a digital world. Risk Insights

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