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The Second Biggest Mistake in Business Transformations

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In this article I want to focus on the second biggest mistake companies make during business transformations. In case you are wondering why I am focusing on the second biggest mistake rather than the biggest one – it is because I have already written a blog post on that topic last week. Here is the link to […]

The Mysteries of Supply Chains

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I have been asked this question a lot on Quora, as well in my board and other speeches. A lot of supply chain commentary is becoming too technical and mysterious. Supply Chain Software sellers have a vested interest in creating the mystique – similar to what McKinsey used to do about 20 years ago. But […]

Dropping an Anchor – Strategic Thinking on Centralisation vs Decentralisation

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The chief mate was on the forecastle with the bosun and 3 sailors preparing to anchor the ship. Master was on the bridge of the ship with the second mate, a helmsman and a lookout. The ship had just arrived in the pearl river delta after a long sea voyage, and this being the middle […]

Fresh Thinking for New Business Models

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Old Business Models are Getting Redundant When General Motors filed for Chapter XI protection in 2008, it also marked the closing of a type of business models in modern commerce. General Motors was seen as the paragon of modern American management theory as popularized by Peter Drucker in the middle of the twentieth century. It […]

5 ways to turn your company around using your business network

There are a number of factors that have ensured that business have been struggling in the current economic environment. Technology has made many business models defunct, incomes and profits are falling due to cost cutting and price conscious consumers and off-shoring has hollowed out entire industries. Given this reality, business networks are essential to struggling […]

Successful Business Networking

Extract from the book “The 5-Star Business Network”, written by Vivek Sood Why Business Networks Are Important? There was a time, not more than a few decades ago, if you were General Motors you would attempt to own every part of your business. The assembly lines, the parts manufacturing plants, the stamping units, the ancillary units […]

Which business models are now obsolete?

Most effective business leaders relish the challenge of answering questions such as the following: Why did Apple sue Samsung while it continues to buy critical parts for its winning products from Samsung? Why did Google create Android OS for mobile applications, and is now talking about opening its own retail stores? Why did Amazon create […]

Australia leads the way to Globalisation with triple FTA with Asia’s big three

Australia is talking with ministers from Japan, Korea and China to finalise Free Trade Agreements with the trio ahead of Tony Abbott‘s visit to Asia in April. On Wednesday, Japan’s Farm Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb failed to reach a consensus on tariff elimination. However, they confirmed negotiations would […]

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