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Just Too Many Processes? Gain Back your Competitiveness through Global Process Optimization

Management processes–everything from how a company manages risk to how it gets supplies for factories to how it manages and develops people–are some of the primary ways that global companies impose order and consistency on a diverse set of global operations.  Companies believe that processes can help share knowledge across divisions and regions. Likewise, seamless […]

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How to Achieve GREATER VALUE in M&A? Do the Fundamentals of Post-merger Integration

Going into a Merger and Acquisition (M&A) is never an easy task. The process of M&A is like trying to complete a large puzzle when your right hand and your left hand have never worked together. In fact, Mergers and Acquisitions revolve around a plethora of moving parts. Going into this direction can be complicated. […]

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Conducting PMI? Here Are the Critical 8 Decision Levers to Evaluate

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are unique and complex endeavors.  These initiatives demand tailored solutions keeping in view the varying environments, ways of doing business, culture of the two combining organizations, and internal and external forces influencing the deal. These transactions necessitate making 8 important decisions based on thorough deliberation and analysis of all relevant factors […]

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Taking Your Facilitation to the Next Level: Master the 12 Workshop Facilitation Techniques

Dynamics of every workshop is unique – a unique set of techniques is needed for workshop leaders to achieve expected results. Facilitation is going to be a key component of work in the future as employers and society face bigger and more complex problems and ideas. However, facilitation is never an easy task. It requires […]

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When Business Change Needs to Take the Upper Hand: Take the Lean-led Business Transformation

Big cross-organizational change can be difficult and not all organizational transformation is the same. Rapid advances in technology, a growing global creative workforce, and market with fewer and fewer barriers to entry are driving a hyper-creative volatile marketplace. New ideas are making established business positions obsolete at an increasing rate. Products and services that survive […]

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Getting Ready for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Implementation

Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) can bring significant benefits to our company. It can translate to cost savings, operational efficiency, increased asset reliability, longer asset life, and increased safety.  Implementing EAM however is a highly complex endeavor. There are many reasons why EAM can fail to produce the hoped-for benefits. Surprisingly, the most critical reasons are […]

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Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Strategy: The Road to Managing Huge Investments in Assets

Companies in asset-intensive industries have long sought to manage huge investments in assets more effectively. Yet, after a significant investment of time and money in formal asset management programs, this often falls short of delivering the promised benefits of more reliable assets, lower costs, and improved safety. Too often, executives are not sure why the […]

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Keeping Family Committed: The Family Business 5 Dimensions of Activity

Family businesses are an overlooked form of ownership. Yet, they are all around us. One-third of companies in the S&P 500 index and 40% of the 250 largest companies in France and Germany are defined as a family business. A family business means that a family owns a significant share and can influence important decisions. […]

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Taking the High Road to Competition: Achieve Business Capabilities Coherence

Sustainable, superior returns accrue to companies that focus on what they do best. It is that simple. Yet it is incredibly hard to internalize. It is a rare company that focuses on what we do better than anyone in making every operating decision across every business unit and product line. Rarer still is the company […]

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Scaling Up When Market Volatility Calls for a Make-or-Buy Decision Analysis

As Western companies are being put under increasing pressure to cut expenses and improve return on assets, the dilemma of whether to keep key functions in-house or outsource them has taken center stage. Manufacturing units are being identified with Make-or-Buy Decisions as third-party suppliers in Eastern Europe, China, and other low-cost regions hold out a […]

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Multichannel Contact Center Strategy: Delivering your Brand Promise in STYLE

In the increasingly competitive business scenario, the end-to-end customer experience and delight has become a new area, which no one can afford to neglect. It is of paramount importance to deliver superior services with differentiated experience while aligning with the ever-changing customer preferences and needs. Likewise, technology has changed the way organizations manage relationships with […]

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How To Sustain Momentum in Business Transformation

In today’s exponentially disrupted business environment, incremental improvement is not enough. It is not enough to win today. We have to be able to continue to evolve today and in the future. In the world of unprecedented disruption and market turbulence, Business Transformation today revolves around the need to generate new value. We need to […]

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