All organizations mature and change over time. If you we look at a startup and then a large enterprise, we can see just how drastic the changes are–and they are across all facets of organizational practices. This includes management focus, management style, organizational structure, strategy development, etc. However, from a week-to-week, month-to-month, oftentimes even year-to-year […]
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Over the years, hundreds of frameworks around Strategy Development have been developed. Each offers its benefits and drawbacks; and is optimal for certain competitive and organizational situations. When looking to drive growth amidst uncertain, turbulent times, Capabilities-Driven Strategy (CDS) is the framework of choice. As the name suggests, CDS is all about developing sustainable business […]
As core markets become saturated with new entrants and products, we find it more and more difficult to grow the core. In fact, the average growth rate in the core business is often less than half of the non-core areas. We find traditional approaches that have historically driven growth are reaching points of diminishing returns. […]
‘Tis the Season for Strategic Planning! Here’s What You Need to Know to Successfully Formulate and Execute Your Strategy
For many organizations, the last quarter of the year is when Leadership will conduct the annual Strategic Planning process and plan the near-, mid- and long-term strategies. This article breaks the full Strategic Planning and Execution processes into 3 sections: Strategic Planning Strategy Development Strategy Execution For each section, we will highlight important concepts core […]
The most perfect union in today’s global world is the unlocking of the next wave of growth. Creativity and Data are driving growth by leaps and bounds. Companies who are harnessing Creativity and Data in tandem have achieved global competitiveness in the complex world of business. A good start is combining the power of human ingenuity […]
In business, there are really only two choices: do something or do nothing. One choice leads to growth and sustainability and the other, well, allows more room in the marketplace since there is one less player in the game. Every organization eventually faces the truth, change is the only constant. If an organization fails to […]
In 1980 and 2008, the US Government’s Small Business Administration (SBA) found that high growth companies–so-called “gazelles”–were just 4% of total firms. In 2010, the US-based Blueprint Growth Institute determined that only 387 (3.5%) of 11,000 companies going public since 1980 had achieved over $1 billion (UK£620 million, €790 million) in sales. Whilst that sounds a […]
Editor’s Note: The author is an expert and practitioner of the growth strategy framework, Delta Model. The Delta Model is based on the teachings of MIT professors Dean Wilde and Arnoldo Hax. It aims to change your strategic thinking, identify new sources of revenue, and transform your overall organization. This article is based on the business principles taught […]
Blue Ocean Strategy is growth strategy framework focused on the idea of creating an uncontested market space–i.e. a “blue ocean.” This framework is very innovative, as its principles challenge the conventional business strategy principles of fighting competitors head-on. The Blue Ocean Strategy framework evolved from a framework called Value Innovation developed by Gemini Consulting (now Capgemini […]
This is a guest blog post. For more information on growth strategy and industry analysis, you may be interested in these documents: Blue Ocean Strategy Primer, Common Strategy Consulting Frameworks, Business Model Innovation. An Overview of the Global Brewery Industry The scope of the industry can be evaluated from the fact that it generates revenue […]
Learn the ins and outs of Blue Ocean Strategy to give your organization a true competitive advantage. https://flevy.com/blue-ocean-strategy Blue Ocean Strategy is growth strategy framework focused on the idea of creating an uncontested market space—i.e. a “blue ocean.” This framework is very innovative, as its principles challenge the conventional business strategy principles of fighting competitors […]
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