Tag Archives for " Global Supply Chain "

Mind The Gap

Why do companies achieve far worse performance than what could be feasible with their superior hiring and training capabilities? It appears as if there are some invisible chains that are constantly pulling these companies back all the time. Something significant yet intangible is acting as a brake that inhibits the functionality of the business, causing […]

Departmental Silos: The Achilles Heel of Your Company

Businesses are gradually being chained by a number of forces so ubiquitous and accepted by all of us, that we fail to notice their impact on businesses, economies, and people. Today, most organizations become veritable bureaucracies as they grow bigger. Every person sits inside his/her own department and is very careful about making sure that […]

Interview Transcript: 5-STAR Network for Profitable Business Transformation

Topic:The 5-STAR Business Networks Interviewer: Ric Bratton of This Week In America Interviewee: Vivek Sood of Global Supply Chain Group (author of The 5-STAR Business Networks) Here is the entire transcript of the interview: Ric Bratton: Welcome back everybody! This Week In America, thank you for joining us! Our website is www.thisweekinamerica.us. As promised, coming up in a […]

A Company Is Known By The Company It Keeps – 2

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There I was – stranded at the Heathrow Airport again – and cursing myself for trusting British Airways and Heathrow once more. Every time I fly out of Australia to Europe, I face a choice – whether to fly the national airlines Qantas, or another airline such as Singapore Airline or Emirates. Most of the […]

Have you Seen These Tricks with KPIs?

I came across the following picture on the blog of Thaku Huni and the thought struck me about a situation I encounter quite frequently: If you asked any objective person about the KPIs of the group of six men above – most people will agree that at least on quality (meeting customer specifications about the […]

Will Alibaba and its 40 million accomplices ride roughshod over Corporate America?

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Now that all the factories have moved to China (or some such places as Vietnam, Bangladesh, Taiwan), and all the customers have moved to the PC (or some such places as mobile phones or tablets) what will happen to all the middlemen? The retailers, the wholesalers, the shopping centres, the warehouse parks, the dealers, the […]

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