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Strategy Is An Easy Game – Especially for the Good Yachtsmen and Navigators

It appears a bit extreme now – but it was very common at time when I was a navigating cadet. As a 17 year old cadet learning to navigate a large 28,600 metric tonnes vessel, one of first things I was asked to do was to make sure that I learnt the entire ‘International Rules of

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Who is to blame for the PC sales debacle?

The results are in, and for PC sales they are neither good, nor bad – but ugly! The pundits are out to find a scapegoat – and the most convenient scapegoat at the moment is Microsoft. For example see this report in today’s Wall Street Journal – which hails Microsoft’s mea culpa. There is no

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Amazon's Waterloo

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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5 Business Boosters

When establishing a business strategy, CEOs and other executives often do it on random criteria. However, it is necessary to determine specific criteria and axes beforehand. In fact, every organization is particular and has its specificities, which implies different approaches in terms of strategies. The strategy you decide to implement has to be adapted to

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