Supply Chain Asia Annual Forum 2009 In Singapore

Supply Chain Asia Annual

Supply Chain Asia Annual Forum 2009 In Singapore Is A Huge Success With A Talk On Green Supply Chain By Vivek Sood Of Global Supply Chain Group Sharing the stage were senior executives and thought leaders from various walks of life: Mr. Vivek Sood – Managing Director of Globaal Supply Chain Group, Peter O’Brien – […]

How Business Networks Can Help Rescue Companies By Anais Lelong

Business Networks

About Business Networks Global Business Networks are essential in nowadays’ business world, we have no choice but to accept this fact. In effect, no business can survive now without building a proper business network beforehand. This is the first reality anyone has to understand before starting his business. This is the root of all the […]

What Businesses Can Gain From The Transformation Of Brazilian Soccer – Part 3/4

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Transformation Of Brazilian Soccer In the first blog in this series I wrote about the Brazilian soccer teams’ transformation from an individualistic style of play to a network style game. In early 90s, more than two decades since the last World Cup championship title and Brazil faced an interesting juxtaposition – continue with what led to past […]

Does Your Supply Chain Company Have Second-Class Citizens?

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The Art Of Harmonious Re-Balancing The Supply Chain Company Many years ago, I was engaged in a strategic transformation project in a mid-size airlines. For some curious reasons the airline was of critical importance to the national economy and occupied a very high position in the national political totem pole. Thus, almost every occurrence, every […]

The Universe Of Workology

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The Universe Of Workology I cannot claim to know everything in the universe of workology. But after starting work at the age of 17 and worked almost continuously (barring a few short breaks for full time studies), for the last 34 years I do have a perspective. And, I do not hesitate to share it […]

What Causes Supply Chain Confusion

Causes Supply Chain Confusion

My last post “Supply Chain Confusion could kill your business“ generated several great comments from highly qualified professionals around the world, and in this post I want to explore the reasons for the confusion. Obviously, the confusion is debilitating, and unprofitable. I am sure readers will have their own experiences with the confusion in supply chain world, […]

Ideas In Action

Ideas In Action

Ideas In Action A switched on team of senior management makes all the difference. No matter which part of the world, and how unfamiliar the concepts are – an interactive team will always find how to use ideas for their business. I recently had the pleasure of interacting with the chairman and top management team […]

Why This Management Consultant Needs Your Advice On Outsourced Marketing?

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You Will Never Believe These Bizarre Truth Of Management Consultant. I was in a hard bind. I just came out of a meeting with a highly polished marketing professional, who was pitching to our company for outsourced marketing work. She had correctly diagnosed that similar to many small companies, ours did not have any real […]

SUPPLY CHAIN 3.0 IS REAL, AND HERE NOW (Part 3 Of 3)

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SUPPLY CHAIN 3.0 In the last entry, I have talked about the first two pillars underpinning Supply Chain 3.0. So, what are the other three key cornerstones? Transaction Optimisation Profitability (TOP) measures the ability to simultaneously minimize the costs, and maximize the revenues on each transaction that a company enters into. Consider this – there are companies today that […]