Alternative Views of Strategy

The Implicit Strategy Model of the Past Decade **One ideal competitive position in the industry **Benchmarking of all activities and achieving best practice **Aggressive outsourcing ...

Reconnecting with Strategy

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What is Strategy?

Strategy as per Harvard Business Review: I. Operational Effectiveness Is Not Strategy II. Strategy Rests on Unique Activities III. A Sustainable Strategic Position Requires Trade-offs IV. ...

The Connection with Generic Strategies

In Competitive Strategy (The Free Press, 1985), I introduced the concept of generic strategies – cost leadership, differentiation, and focus – to represent the alternative strategic ...

A Sustainable Strategic Position Requires Trade-offs

Choosing a unique position, however, is not enough to guarantee a sustainable advantage. A valuable position will attract imitation by incumbents, who are likely to copy it in one of ...

Japanese Companies Rarely Have Strategies

The Japanese triggered a global revolution in operational effectiveness in the 1970s and 1980s, pioneering practices such as total quality management and continuous improvement. As ...

How to Motivate and Retain Employees

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It is imperative for any business organization to retain the top employees by means of motivation. An engaged workforce is ...

SOP for Employee Exit process

The employee after discussion with his Manager, submits his resignation to his Manager. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Manager should put his comments ...

Processes for Employee Exit

Having a clear process to follow during Employee Exits will ensure you protect your business and its assets, and help the Employee leave with dignity. It is also a great time to get ...

4 Ways to Keep Top Talent Happy and Loyal

Let’s be realistic. With hiring on the rise, your best finance and accounting employees are eventually going to figure out that they are at the top of their game. (adsbygoogle ...
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