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Supercompetitors

Organizations turn to different sources of gaining Competitive Advantage and outperforming their rivals.  In the past, leading multinationals with diverse portfolio of product or service offerings used to have assets, positions, and economies of scale serve them as sources of advantage. However, nowadays, leading industry players employ an entirely different course to attain Competitive Advantage.  […]

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Data Governance Strategy

Data Governance is imperative to create a data-centric, insight-driven organization.  Governance is now high on senior leadership’s priorities owing to huge public uproar over data privacy, data disclosures instigating harm to enterprises’ reputation, and stringent regulations. This warrants adopting a careful Data Governance Strategy; since in the absence of one, the huge data being piled […]

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Adaptive Innovation Ecosystem Strategy

When new technologies and competitors disrupt markets, numerous organizations struggle to keep up using arcane Business Models, strategies, technologies, and practices.  Most likely reason is that they are inadequately prepared to develop new products and services amidst uncertainty. Situations like this stimulate some organizations to partner with others.  Fruitful partnerships comprise of having the appropriate […]

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Strategic Priorities

Almost every organization strategizes in the hope that it will lead to successful outcomes set by the management.  In several cases, strategies fail or are not as successful as they were hoped to be.  Strategy is innately complicated, explaining it necessitates intricacy, however executing it demands simplicity.  Strategies should essentially be simple enough, for leaders […]

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Core Competence Model

With ubiquitous Disruption threatening the technology infrastructure and Operating Models of organizations on a consistent basis, it’s an unrelenting challenge for senior leadership to create an enterprise proficient in introducing offerings in line with customers’ requirements and of desirable utility.  This can only be possible by developing competencies compulsory to innovate premium-quality offerings that are […]

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Scenario Planning: Oxford Approach

Financial uncertainties, unpredictable national and international scenarios, environmental hazards, and technological breakthroughs have taken organizations by a surprise.  This has led many leaders to turn to Scenario Planning in order to come up with multiple possible scenarios—instead of planning and devising strategy for a single possible event.  Scenarios encompass plausible, but unpredictably important, situations and […]

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Executive Decision Making Acumen

In every organization, there is a consistent need to make timely crucial decisions at all levels.  This is critical more so at the strategic level where senior leaders are anticipated to possess a strong ability to make systematic and integrated choices.  However, this isn’t simple and there isn’t a straight path to accomplish this either. […]

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Corporate Functional Strategy

The role of corporate functions, traditionally, has been to conduct the various service-oriented specialized tasks necessary to run the business.  Corporate functions are of strategic significance in achieving organizational objectives yet their role at most enterprises is kind of contractual at best.  These units assist in routine operations, facilitate other business units, and manage conflicts […]

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Global Innovation Strategy

Humans inherently connect to each other in an indigenous context, generate knowledge, and develop a product to be disseminated by way of commerce.  Traditionally, Global Innovation practice has seen assembling of people with vital capabilities and essential knowledge via co-location.  Co-location is the gathering of Innovation specialists into a handful of Innovation centers, domestically and […]

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Strategic Thinking Games

Organizational leadership can draw on 3 Strategic Thinking Games to master Business Strategy and apply in varied scenarios and organizational structures.  The Strategic Thinking Games provide Decision Making models for senior executives to choose from and use as per the situation. The Strategic Thinking Games are based on mathematics and statistics, particularly Probability Theory, and […]

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Sustainable Tourism

Tourism contributes enormously to economy and financial growth of tourist destinations across the globe.   The sector was providing jobs to around 260 million people and contributing to over 10% in global GDP, based on 2010 numbers.  These numbers are growing and will continue to so in future. However, these financial benefits do not occur without […]

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Focus-Driven Growth

What makes companies great in their industries is sustained above-average Growth. Conventional approach to Organic Growth has business leaders extending their existing product lines and brands, as well as entering new geographic regions.  This conventional Growth Strategy at some point in time starts failing to provide the results required to hold market leadership positions. Focus-driven […]

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