Tag Archives: strategy

What Agile Organizations Do

Specific activities and capabilities that #strategic #agile organizations demonstrate: http://ht.ly/yCpZ0 1. They scan their environment to identify both threats and opportunities. 2. They regularly engage in strategic experiments. 3. They use flexible, adaptive business architectures to realign competitive assets and shift resources at will. 4. They renew competencies that characterize their competitive advantage 5. Ongoing assessment of activities, eliminating those

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Strategic Plan: Deliver Vision, Reduce Debt, Improve Finances

Industry: Hospitality (Accommodations & Food Services) Function: Executive Location: Domestic The client had built a boutique high-end hospitality business which included a top Zagat-rated restaurant, unique luxury lodging and a complete destination wedding business.  A private school on a large adjacent property closed and the property including a unique but dilapidated country manor house and gymnasium- class room building was

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Drive Business Performance

Industry: Financial Services Function: HR; Strategic Planning Location: Domestic US This regional financial institution was stalling in its growth, under scrutiny from regulators (US Treasury Department, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency) and faced take-over threats. Working with the firm’s strategic planning and organizational development functions as well as senior management, we aligned the firm’s human capital “management systems”

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Develop Vision and Execute Business Strategy

Industry: Global Industrial Equipment Manufacturer Function: Process Improvement Location: Global The President and Board of a multi billion Japanese company decided that the future growth of the overall business depends on the growth of the international businesses. Through a combination of market analysis and meeting facilitation, we worked with the CEO to create greater alignment and coordination among the senior

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Expand Sales Force Efficiency and Productivity

Industry: European Luxuary Automotive Sales/ Distribution Function: Sales Location: Domestic US Our client had an aggressive three-year goal: increase sales in a franchise distribution channel by 40% without adding dealers or hiring more sales people. Only one approach could achieve that outcome: make the existing sales force more effective and productive. In this case, “more productive” means taking a group

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Develop Growth Vision and Execute Business Strategy

Industry: Medical Devices OEM Manufacturer Function: Executive Management, Strategic Planning Location: Domestic US The new CEO of a technology-based medical device original equipment manufacturer wanted to revamp his management team and instill a new culture of innovation and performance. Working with the management team, we helped to rationalize the initial complex mix of business lines and strengthen the portfolio of

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