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About Hareesh Ram

Hareesh Ram is a Senior Associate at Flevy. Flevy is your go-to resource for best practices in business management, covering management topics from Strategic Planning to Operational Excellence to Digital Transformation (view full list here). Learn how the Fortune 100 and global consulting firms do it. Improve the growth and efficiency of your organization by leveraging Flevy's library of best practice methodologies and templates.

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Sustainability

What Separates Sustainability Leaders from Sustainability Laggards?

The Sustainability Performance of a firm can be viewed as a spectrum ranging from outstanding to inadequate. Firms rated as Sustainability Leaders are often proactive in addressing sustainability issues, exploring innovative solutions by mobilizing resources and actors interested in particular sustainability issues, and many times setting the sustainability agenda for their industry or geographic region. […]

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Future Sustainability-based Organizations Will Deliver Value across 3 Fronts – Social, Environmental and Financial

Corporate Sustainability is a matured approach towards doing business by meeting the needs of the customers without compromising the opportunity for future generations to enjoy natural resources. Rapid population growth, economic growth, the consumption of natural resources, and commercial activities have caused unintended negative social, environmental, and economic consequences. Researchers have agreed that sustainable development is […]

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Continuous Improvement Initiatives: High ROI Delivery Through Guidelines Prescribed by Lean Experts 

A recent report from AlixPartners posited a surprising finding in the field of Process Improvement Programs for manufacturers: Most companies engaged in Lean Management, Sigma Six, or another management philosophy are achieving a poor return on their investment, and appear to be only partially engaged in the process itself. Considering that the entire purpose of […]

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The Rules of Competition Are Changing – Advantages of a Pan-Industrial Strategy

Digital Transformations has set forth a change in leadership thinking, which is now changing the rules of competition. For several decades, Corporate Strategy Development has been founded upon the notion of Strategic Focus.  In fact, Michael Porter, known as the Father of Modern Strategy, wrote in 1980 that Strategy targets either Cost Leadership, Differentiation, or […]

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Solving the “Great Divide” – 5 Step Approach For Successful Supply Demand Integration

The “Great Divide” as referred to by Peter Drucker is the perennial issue of disconnect between Demand and Supply side within organizations. Companies are trapped in a pattern of reacting to the whims of the marketplace without developing a proactively designed supply capacity. Curiously enough, such companies are often the victims of their own success […]

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Manufacturing Reshoring: Have You Included These 6 Key Considerations in Your Strategy?

Kearney’s 7th Annual Reshoring Index revealed a dramatic reversal of a five year trend, as domestic US manufacturing in 2019 commanded a significantly greater share versus the 14 Asian low-cost countries (LCCs), with manufacturing imports from China registering a particularly sharp decline. In 2019, imports of manufactured goods from 14 Asian LCC offshore trading partners […]

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Digital Transformation Governance: Key Principles to Catapult Your Digital Transformation Journey to Success

Executives in all industries are using digital advances such as analytics, mobility, social media and smart embedded devices to transform their businesses. They are changing customer interactions, internal business processes and even their business models to take advantage of new technological capabilities. The constantly evolving digital landscape necessitates executives to dynamically design and govern their portfolio […]

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