Operating in the White Space

CaseInterview.com

In fact, I’ve spent my whole career operating in the white space. How to Live an Amazing Life – Sign Up for Free Tips and Strategies for your Career and Life. The post Operating in the White Space first appeared on Caseinterview. Every company has an organizational chart.

Back to the Basics in Leadership and Life with former EVP of Operations for the Walt Disney World Resort Lee Cockerell

Consulting Matters

Today I'm talking with Lee Cockerell, the former Executive Vice President of Operations for Walt Disney resort and currently a consultant, author, and speaker. In this episode, you'll hear: How Lee evolved as a leader by shedding defensiveness and operating in trust.

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10 Tough-Times Strategies for Consulting Firms

David A Fields

Clients are shutting down their operations; workshops and meetings are being called off; in fact, the entire economy appears to be headed for an … Continued. The post 10 Tough-Times Strategies for Consulting Firms appeared first on David A.

Consulting 101: Operations, Hierarchies, and Types of Firms

Tom Spencer

Learning how consulting firms operate can help you better understand what you would do as an analyst. As a result, you hire a team of consultants to explore and recommend marketing strategies.

The ABC’s of Recruiting for Gen Z

With “Gen Zers” beginning to enter the workforce at entry-level positions, it’s crucial to understand that this generation operates differently from the last. With this caveat in mind, read on to learn how to adapt your recruiting strategy to appeal to this pool of potential employees.

What does a good strategy execution require

Asamby Consulting

What does a good strategy execution require If you have the right strategy and execute it well, your business will thrive. But given your strategy is smart, what's required to execute well on your strategy? This article outlines a simple framework to execute your strategy.

Strategic and Operational Planning

Gina Abudi

The post Strategic and Operational Planning appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership engaging employees operational planning strategic planning strategic plans strategy planningEngaging Employees to Contribute to the Plans. It’s business planning time again – especially if your fiscal year follows the calendar. Many organizations leave planning to the executives and other high level management. This year, get your employees involved in planning.

The Semiconductor Crisis Should Change Your Long-Term Supply Chain Strategy

Harvard Business Review

Operations and supply chain management Strategy Digital ArticleTo build company resilience, CEOs must prioritize relationships with suppliers.

Should Your Global Firm Centralize Digital Operations?

Harvard Business

Digital transformation Strategy Talent management International business Digital ArticleResearchers found that more often than not the answer is yes. Here’s why.

Agile Strategy Enables Significant Growth

Brimstone Consulting

Agile strategy leads to 220% increase in revenue. Following the assessment, Brimstone began by working with the leadership team to develop a comprehensive strategy. The SBF ensures the entire team owns the strategy. CASE STUDY.

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Take Your Corporate eLearning Strategy to the Next Level

Clarity Consultants

If you’d like to take your corporate eLearning strategy to the next level, here’s how to go about it. Developing an Effective eLearning Strategy. The process above is a reliable way to outline your eLearning strategy. Corporate Learning Corporate Strategy eLearning Strategy

Internal Strategy: Lessons Learned (1 of 2)

Tom Spencer

I initially started out my career in management consulting, exited to an internal strategy team in industry, and pivoted back to consulting. In this article, Part 1, I will describe my experience of working in an internal strategy team and some of the main projects and activities I undertook.

Internal Strategy: Lessons Learned (2 of 2)

Tom Spencer

This article continues on from Part 1 , in which I shared some of my experiences of working with an internal strategy team at a large financial institution, and some of the main projects and activities I undertook. 7 differences between internal strategy and management consulting.

Buying a Business; Operating a Business; Selling a Business Employees are More Important than Ever

Martinka Consulting

Successfully operating a business is not easy, which is why there are ample rewards when done right. The post Buying a Business; Operating a Business; Selling a Business Employees are More Important than Ever appeared first on Martinka Consulting. Business Buying Exit Strategies Increasing ValueThe US is opening. The EU is opening. And the owner of a painting company told me he could do twice as much work if he had more (good) employees.

Designing the Best Strategy for Your Next Global Product Rollout

Harvard Business

Product launches Operations strategy Organizational decision making Experimentation Digital ArticleShould you go all in, or take a more measured approach?

Why new CEOs should use Strategy Leadership Team Alignment

Brimstone Consulting

Our process, Strategy Leadership Team Alignment , uses tactical planning and strategic thinking to align the leadership team around the organization’s vision, and if necessary, their key strategic imperatives, critical issues, operational plans, and key leadership behaviors/values.

Why new CEOs should use Strategy and Leadership Team Alignment

Brimstone Consulting

Our process, Strategy and Leadership Team Alignment , uses tactical planning and strategic thinking to align the leadership team around the organization’s vision, and if necessary, their key strategic imperatives, critical issues, operational plans, and key leadership behaviors/values.

SME Strategy Partners w/CIMA, on a mission to insulate homes around the world with environmentally-friendly cellulose

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

They represent the cellulose manufacturing industry, as well as the owner/operators and entrepreneurs who are building the products*. Strategic planning strategy case studies strategic priorities client story

1 Strategy to Avoid Tolerating Poor Performance

Organizational Talent Consulting

Research studies have linked effective performance management with positive individual and organizational outcomes such as increased productivity, decreased employee turnover intentions , reduced absenteeism, improved operational efficiency, reduced costs, and improved customer satisfaction.

Creating a Patient-Centered Clinical Experience

Harvard Business Review

Customer service Operations strategy Healthcare sector Digital ArticleHospitals should start by taking a page out of the hospitality playbook.

When it comes to strategy, aim for perfection, execute with precision

Brimstone Consulting

Focus on executing your strategy with precision. You not only have the skills and knowledge needed to operate it, but you have also spent so much time on this boat, you know its unique quirks. Focus on executing your strategy with precision.

50 Foreign Companies Operating in France Sound the Alarm

MishTalk

Via translation from Les Echos , please consider 50 Foreign Companies Operating in France Sound the Alarm. We contribute 29% of French investment and provide 29% of the R & D companies operating in France. Visit [link] to learn more about wealth management and capital preservation strategies of Sitka Pacific

If You Want Your Digital Transformation to Succeed, Align Your Operating Model to Your Strategy - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

Harvard Business

Business models Strategy Sponsor ContentSponsor content from Deloitte.

Improve Strategy Implementation with our 7 Best Practices for Action Planning

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

One you’ve moved through the stages of strategic planning, from discussing your company vision through to goal setting , developing a detailed action plan is the next step towards implementing your strategy. Is your organization getting ready for it's strategy session?

Driverless Trucks to Hit Alberta’s Oilsands Region Replacing $200,000/yr Operators; Big Layoffs Coming

MishTalk

Above: Komatsu heavy earthmoving truck at the Tom Price iron ore mine, operated by Rio Tinto Group, near Perth, Australia. The 400-tonne heavy haulers that rumble along the roads of northern Alberta’s oilsands sites are referred to in Fort McMurray as “the biggest trucks in the world,” employing thousands of operators to drive the massive rigs through the mine pits. As soon as one company makes the push the others have to follow or their ongoing operating expenses will be higher.

Using Strategy to Build Long Term Resilience w/ David Yetman

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

David is currently attending Harvard University studying business resilience, and operating his own consultancy called Yetman Consulting, which works to help businesses develop long-term business resilience. Business strategy case study business planning Growth business resilience

Bridging Organization Design and Performance: Five Ways to Activate a Global Operating Model

Kates Kesler

Companies that compete globally require organizational operating models as robust as their strategies. After working closely with over twenty large US and Europe based global companies during the past decade, Gregory Kesler and Amy Kates concluded that the problem is not in the fundamental design of these operating models. The challenge is to effectively and completely activate the organization to deliver the strategy.

When it comes to strategy, aim for perfection, execute with precision

Brimstone Consulting

Focus on executing your strategy with precision. You not only have the skills and knowledge needed to operate it, but you have also spent so much time on this boat, you know its unique quirks. Focus on executing your strategy with precision.

Four Practices Your Organization May Need to Lead Its AI Transformation - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

Harvard Business

AI and machine learning Strategy Operations strategy Sponsor ContentSponsor content from Deloitte.

Bank of Canada Admits Recession: Shades of Voldemort; The Solution: More Bubbles; Operation Twist Canadian Style?

MishTalk

Operation Twist, Canada Style I smell an " Operation Twist " type move by the Canadian central bank to rectify this horrific " recession-signaling " condition. Visit [link] to learn more about wealth management and capital preservation strategies of Sitka Pacific The Bank of Canada admitted on Wednesday that Canada was in Recession. Well sort of. Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz is afraid to speak the "R-Word".

Agile Strategy: Stability and Opportunity During Disruption

Brimstone Consulting

Agile strategy can transform your organization. Andy points to agile strategy as the backbone of the company’s success. Agile Strategy. Strategy has traditionally been a top-down exercise conducted on an annual basis. The strategy is not aligned with the goal.

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Agile Strategy: Stability and Opportunity During Disruption

Brimstone Consulting

important;}”] Agile strategy can transform your organization. Andy points to agile strategy as the backbone of the company’s success. Agile Strategy. Strategy has traditionally been a top-down exercise conducted on an annual basis.

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How to Develop a Professional Services Marketing Strategy – Part 1

Prudent Pedal

This post is the first in a series to share how professional services can develop and execute marketing strategy. Instead, it will give you a strategic framework to guide both the thinking about AND deployment of your marketing strategy. The 2 major challenges to developing professional services marketing strategy . The BS of PS creates dysfunctional behaviors that lead to discombobulated marketing strategies and suboptimal performance. Marketing Strategy

It’s Always the People; Whether Operating, Buying, or Selling a Business

Martinka Consulting

The post It’s Always the People; Whether Operating, Buying, or Selling a Business appeared first on Martinka Consulting. Business Buying Exit Strategies Increasing Value Weekly MemoOn Tuesday, August 16, 2016 the Wall Street Journal had a major article titled, “ The Company Town That Chocolate Built.” ” It’s all about Hershey, PA at 14,500 population town where the Hershey companies employ about 12,500 people (many don’t live in Hershey).

Kiev Effectively Cedes East Ukraine to Separatists; Poroshenko Withdraws Hospital and School Funding, Bank Card Operations

MishTalk

It also says Ukraine''s central bank is to close down all banking services - including card operations - in some areas within a month. National bank of Ukraine [shall] adopt measures within one month to stop serving bank accounts, including card accounts, that belong to economic entities… and residents in the territories of anti-terror operation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions," the decree said.

Is Strategy still Relevant to Organization Design?

Kates Kesler

The axiom has always been to start with a clear strategy if you want to design a sound organization. But, is detailed strategy work even relevant in a world where the external environment is continually changing, requiring companies to regularly shift direction and priorities? On the contrary, we believe strategy is more important than ever. Both strategy and organization have to be dynamic.

A Framework for Designing Excellent Virtual Health Care

Harvard Business

Health and behavioral science Operations strategy Process management Healthcare sector Digital ArticleThe pandemic has illustrated the potential of virtual care — but realizing it has proven challenging.

Does Your Strategy Have Enough External Perspective?

LSA Global

The Failure Rate of Strategy Execution Does your strategy have enough external perspective? Clear strategies — even those that are carefully designed — fail at an alarming rate. Where Do Things Go Wrong Between Strategy Planning and Implementation?

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List: Aussie Strategy Firms 2013

Tom Spencer

List of Australian Strategy Firms in 2013. BELOW is a hand-picked list of leading Australian strategy firms. This list will be of interest to you if: you’re a student who wants to work for a leading strategy firm, or. your company, non-profit or government agency is looking for quality strategy advice. Pacific Strategy Partners. Founded in 1999 by Tim Orton (ex-McKinsey), Nous Group has grown to be one of Australia’s most influential strategy firms.

Future Customer Experience Differentiation Will Require New Operating Models

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That wall is the outdated operational models upon which most companies were built. Within these operating models, firms have worked to optimize processes like marketing, sales and distribution focused on getting to the transaction. But this kind of operating model has critical problems. Customer Experience Customer Loyalty Customer Service Customer Strategy customerchannelstrategies customerexperience customerneeds forrester