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Business Strategy, Business Transformation, Demand Management, For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards

Finance, Sales, HR, Supply Chain – Where Do Most Effective Business Transformation Leaders Come From?

Business Transformation is Different Than Change ManagementAlmost everybody who has anything to do with creating any change inside a company calls himself or herself a business transformation expert these days.  In a way that could be termed correct – after all every transformation is a change. But is every change also transformative? It is important to define

Business Strategy, Business Transformation, For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards

Looking For The “Right” Management Consultants? What Happens When You Exhaust All Three Consulting Lifelines?

Finding the Right Management Consultant is difficultIf you have watched the globally famous TV show, Who wants to be a millionaire?  you will have known what the three lifelines are in this game. It is not much different in a business context.  When companies are looking for the right management consultant to help them with business

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

Why Good Business Executives Make Bad Business Consultants and Vice Versa

If you have been a senior executive in the corporate circles for just a few years, you already know the truth about this great fight endemic in consulting circles. Professional Consultants Are Trained In LogicIn one corner you have professional strategy consultants – people who join large consulting firms straight out of university. They are generally

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

How to Cope With Supply Chain Disruptions Resulting From COVID-19 Crisis?

Covid19 has left supply chains severely disrupted. As companies try and pick up the pieces, big gaps remain in their capability and performance, especially at top levels.

For Chairpersons and Boards, Supply Chain Governance

What is the Difference Between Supply Chain Governance and Corporate Governance?

Boards are focused on corporate governance, when it is the lack of “supply chain governance” which is causing the most problems for today’s corporations.

SUPPLY CHAIN GOVERNANCE
For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, Supply Chain Governance

Why is Supply Chain Governance Difficult?

Corporate governance is difficult, yet most boards have mastered that art over the last two decades. Supply Chain Governance is a bigger, and more important challenge.

Business Transformation, For Boutiques and Consultants, For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, For CXOs and VPs, For Supply Chain Automation and Property Groups, For Supply Chain Software Companies

Which jobs or careers will grow in value and demand in the wake of COVID-19?

Most people think that health-related jobs will increase – which is partly true. However, most developed countries will undergo a bigger change in their health sector, because due to powerful economic and social changes they will have to open up their health personnel supply chains to the forces of globalisation.

Business Strategy, Business Transformation, For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards

The Unexpected Beneficiary of President Trump’s Tariffs

Why we are qualified to write this Article?Over the last three decades we have led and worked on more than 500 projects in supply chain projects in dozens of industries and countries. VERY FEW PEOPLE KNOW GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS LIKE WE DO – Retail, beverages, food, milk, dairy, meat, livestock, explosives, chemicals, cotton, rice, graphite, solar power,

Business Transformation
Business Transformation, For Boutiques and Consultants, For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, For CXOs and VPs, Supply Chain Execution

Get Better Results Than What Your Imagined By Focusing on Execution

I was talking to the three senior executives of a fairly large business. They were very happy with the business situation. Their business was operating in a comfortable oligopoly, with comfortable competitive pressures. The business strategy was noted to be very sound. But, they lamented, that the comfortable position never translated into equivalent profits. Every

Business Strategy, Business Transformation, For CEOs, For Chairpersons and Boards, For CXOs and VPs, For Managers and Analysts, Inventory Optimisation, Logistics & Freight Management, Production Planning and Scheduling, Sales & Operations Planning

What Is The Easiest Way To Cut Warehousing Logistics Cost To Minimum?

Very few companies seem to have enough warehousing space. Almost 80% of the companies I have interacted with as part of my projects (and that number runs in thousands, when you count the suppliers, customers and other supply chain partners of clients and customers) have sometime or other complained about running out of warehousing space.