Amazon's Waterloo
Business Transformation, For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, For CXOs and VPs, For Managers and Analysts, For Supply Chain Automation and Property Groups

Will Amazon Meet Its Waterloo In India

Sooner or later every empire builder starts a campaign which is too ambitious, too audacious and too resource sapping. That is the first thought which came to my mind as I read in this morning’s paper that Amazon was making two moves – one into Grocery Shopping, and other into the Indian Online retail market. For very

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Business Strategy, Business Transformation, For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, For CXOs and VPs, News

The Most Powerful Lessons of the History

Business leaders should look to history not the governments for a way out of the current economic morass says the business guru Businesses that continue to look solely to governments for salvation will ultimately be bitterly disappointed. History is our best teacher, and there are already plenty of lessons in the business networks of the

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Business Strategy, Business Transformation, For CEOs, For CXOs and VPs

Is your global strategy on track?

When you make decisions for your business, many things have to be taken into account. Besides, nowadays, strategies have to be based on a global approach, which makes it even more complicated to understand and to elaborate. For this reason, you might not be sure of the decisions you made, although it seemed to be

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For Boutiques and Consultants, For CEOs, For CXOs and VPs, For Managers and Analysts, The 5-STAR Business Networks (B2B Networks)

10 Ways To Create Value Through Your Business Network

The key to realising value in your business is to use your business network. The marketplace has moved on from the time when competition was just among companies. Your business must now succeed  based on the quality of the your network of suppliers and customers.  You have to leverage trusted connections to help you design,

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GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, For CXOs and VPs, Green Supply Chains

How Green is Your Supply Chain?

It is generally accepted that environmental consciousness is now changing to environmental pro-activeness as organizations are discovering that it makes good commercial sense. Boards are asking the management to review their policies related to environmental norms, not only to bolster their corporate social responsibility aims, but also because consumers are asking for it. It is

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supply chain relationships - GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN GORUP
Business Strategy, For Boutiques and Consultants, For CEOs, For CXOs and VPs, For Logistics Companies, For Managers and Analysts, For Supply Chain Automation and Property Groups, For Supply Chain Software Companies, Inventory Optimisation, Logistics & Freight Management, News, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, Supply Chain Execution, The 5-STAR Business Networks (B2B Networks)

Supply Chain Relationships- Partnerships or Partnershaft?

By Stuart Emmett Note:  Stuart Emmett co-operated with our very own Vivek Sood to co-write the book GREEN SUPPLY CHAINS – AN ACTION MANIFESTO. This book was one of the first books in the world on the topic of Green Supply Chains, and as such is used in Universities around the world for executive training and

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For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, For CXOs and VPs, For Logistics Companies, For Supply Chain Automation and Property Groups, For Supply Chain Software Companies

Challenging Leadership Principles

By Stuart Emmett  This article puts over what I see as essential leadership principles. They are taken from my book “The Leadership Gospels” (2008) that uses as the key source, the gospels; the gospels being the reporting by four people (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) of the words and actions of the founder and leader

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For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, For CXOs and VPs, Supply Chain

Compete or Cooperate in Supply Chains- Do you use your emotional side?

By Stuart Emmett Much has been said about how suppliers should be managed by procurement. Indeed one view (Supply Management January 2007) was that the Procurement Manager will become re-titled as the Relationship Manager in future years. This would then mean considering cooperative management styles and perhaps stepping back from any adversary “them and us”

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Business Transformation, For CEOs, For CXOs and VPs, For Logistics Companies, For Managers and Analysts, For Supply Chain Automation and Property Groups, For Supply Chain Software Companies, Inventory Optimisation, Logistics & Freight Management, Production Planning and Scheduling, Sales & Operations Planning, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, Strategic Supply Chain Simulations, Transportation Optimisation

Change Your Processes Before Implementing New Software

By Doug Hudgeon The Cost Reduction Tip The success rate of software implementations is woefully low. There are lots of reasons for it ranging from overselling by vendors, overspecing by customers, lack of consultation with stakeholders, under-resourcing the implementation team, etc. But in my view, much of the source of failure comes from unnecessarily bundling

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e-learning - GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN GROUP
Business Strategy, Business Transformation, For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, For CXOs and VPs, For Supply Chain Software Companies, The 5-STAR Business Networks (B2B Networks)

US PC industry – and then there was one little pig left!

US PC makers’ market is showing classic symptoms of short term strategic thinking taught by Harvards and other such august institutions, and which has become endemic of the American industry on the whole. Other commentators have written sufficiently on the hollowing out of the US economy and the conversion of the economy into a FIRE

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