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Corporate Culture And Competitive Advantage

Corporate Culture And Competitive Advantage | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
Corporate or organizational culture got the world’s attention in 80s when Japan Inc. was dominating the business landscape. For starters, what is a corporate culture? It is defined as the assumptions, beliefs, behaviors, values, artifacts that are passed from a generation to another with some visible elements and invisible ones. Often times, in many organizations, cultures reflect the values, beliefs and assumptions of their founders. At Walmart Sam Walton emphasized frugality, and at IBM the cu
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Porter's Five Forces VS. Blue Ocean: Which One Is Relevant? | Cissoko Mamady | LinkedIn

Porter's Five Forces VS. Blue Ocean: Which One Is Relevant? | Cissoko Mamady | LinkedIn | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
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Business schools teach future industry captains how to analyze an industry’s determinants of profitability with Porter’s five forces (1980). Namely, the threat of new entrants, rivalry among existing firms, threat of substitutes, bargaining power of buyers and bargaining power of suppliers. In other words, an industry structure does matter.

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3 Reasons You Must Get Serious About Corporate Social Responsibility

3 Reasons You Must Get Serious About Corporate Social Responsibility | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
Do you want the best clients and talents? Do you want to be the favorite of institutional investors? If you can yes to any of these questions, entails the review of your definition of means ‘good business’ to get what you want.Many organizations are still making the old age mistakes of thinking their only goal is to make a profit. As Milton Friedman argued in the 70s, when he said, “the only responsibility of business is to make a profit, if it’s done within the rules of the game.”However, evide
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3 Competitive Strategies For 2015

3 Competitive Strategies For 2015 | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
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This year is almost gone; you may be in a tough competitive sector—even be losing ground. How can you respond in 2015?
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3 Competitive Strategies For 2015 | LinkedIn

3 Competitive Strategies For 2015 | LinkedIn | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
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This year is almost gone; you may be in a tough competitive sector—even be losing ground. How can you respond in 2015?

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The Fall and Rise of Strategic Planning

The Fall and Rise of Strategic Planning | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
Planners shouldn’t create strategies, but they can supply data, help managers think strategically, and program the vision.
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STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT THROUGH VISIONARY LEADERSHIP | LinkedIn

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT THROUGH VISIONARY LEADERSHIP | LinkedIn | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
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IBM Woes Point to a Fresh Overhaul

IBM Woes Point to a Fresh Overhaul | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
IBM, two decades after successfully shifting its emphasis to software and computer services from hardware, is showing signs of needing another overhaul.
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How To Communicate Change: 3 Lessons From Microsoft's Recent Layoff

How To Communicate Change: 3 Lessons From Microsoft's Recent Layoff | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
Companies can learn how to communicate sensitive changes from the way Microsoft handled this situation.
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Could Your Leadership Style Be Influencing Bad Behaviour?

Could Your Leadership Style Be Influencing Bad Behaviour? | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
The scandal of journalists within the News Corp empire hacking into dozens of mobile telephones resulted in the closure of the News of the World,...
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Driving radical change

Driving radical change | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
Transforming an organization requires clearly articulated aspirations, as well as the ability to generate energy and new ideas. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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A CEO’s guide to reenergizing the senior team | McKinsey & Company

A CEO’s guide to reenergizing the senior team | McKinsey & Company | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
In today’s tough and fast-changing environment, CEOs must help their top leaders to work through fear and denial and to learn new rules. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Hidden flaws in strategy | McKinsey & Company

Hidden flaws in strategy | McKinsey & Company | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
Can insights from behavioral economics explain why good executives back bad strategies? A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Demystifying Global Strategy: Is The World Really Flat?

Demystifying Global Strategy: Is The World Really Flat? | Strategic Management | Scoop.it

The Pulitzer Prize laureate Thomas Friedman told us that the world is flat. However, recent studies suggest the contrary. 

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Mastering Sales And Account Management: The 9 Keys To Success | Cissoko Mamady | LinkedIn

Mastering Sales And Account Management: The 9 Keys To Success | Cissoko Mamady | LinkedIn | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
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The art and science of selling are still an enigma for many sales and account managers. In this article, I reveal what the best do differently. As a result, you will penetrate and develop your accounts while enhancing your skills and profit. In addition, this article includes 9 key strategies and techniques that cover different techniques at various levels in the selling cycle.

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How To Execute Your Business Strategy And Deliver Stellar Result

How To Execute Your Business Strategy And Deliver Stellar Result | Strategic Management | Scoop.it

A business strategy or vision that you can’t execute is a pure hallucination. When unrecognized, this erroneous thinking can taint the leader’s perception of the realities of the business landscape. Therefore, to bridge the gap between strategy formulation...

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How To Solve Your Business Problems Like Mckinsey | LinkedIn

How To Solve Your Business Problems Like Mckinsey | LinkedIn | Strategic Management | Scoop.it

Business is almost all about problem-solving. Therefore, having hyper-analytical skills and an intellectual horsepower of the brightest management consultants is an asset.

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How To Grow Your Business And Profit by 300% In 1 Year | LinkedIn

How To Grow Your Business And Profit by 300% In 1 Year | LinkedIn | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
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I know you've been wondering your entire life about how to take your business and bottom line from from good to great. Here is my game-changing insights to take your business from good to great.

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Turn Strategy into Results: 5 KPIs Your Company Must Follow

Turn Strategy into Results: 5 KPIs Your Company Must Follow | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
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12 STRATEGY ANALYTICS YOU MUST KNOW TO LEAD LIKE STEVE JOBS | LinkedIn

12 STRATEGY ANALYTICS YOU MUST KNOW TO LEAD LIKE STEVE JOBS | LinkedIn | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
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The Big Mystery: What’s Big Data Really Worth?

The Big Mystery: What’s Big Data Really Worth? | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
As more companies traffic in information and use big-data analytic tools to find ways to generate revenue, the lack of standards for valuing data leaves a widening gap in our understanding of the modern business world.
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Decision Insights: How to be a better boss - Bain & Company

Decision Insights: How to be a better boss - Bain & Company | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
Helping people learn the craft of decisions is a significant investment of time. You will have to role model the right behaviors and decision disciplines to make sure that they stick. But coaching your team to make and execute critical decisions well not only makes you a better boss; it also leads to higher productivity and engagement.
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How to Institutionalise Your New Blue Ocean Leadership Practices

How to Institutionalise Your New Blue Ocean Leadership Practices | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
With the new or To-Be Leadership Profiles selected for each of the three management levels, organisations are now ready to move to the fourth and...
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The irrational side of change management

The irrational side of change management | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
Most change programs fail, but the odds of success can be greatly improved by taking into account these counterintuitive insights about how employees interpret their environment and choose to act. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Teamwork at the top | McKinsey & Company

Teamwork at the top | McKinsey & Company | Strategic Management | Scoop.it
When the top team isn’t working well, the whole company suffers. How can top teams fix themselves? A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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