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Ensure your green agenda suits everyone
Siobhan Soraghan of Active Insight Consulting Limited explains the three main strategy questions that can be applied to individuals and organisations to enhance their strategic decision-making capabilities
Make sure your business isn’t caught short with skills availability when Brexit arrives
The term ecosystem is regularly bandied about in business conversations. But what does it mean and is it a useful metaphor for improving business performance?
Our first report explores the nature of strategy, particularly how CFOs balance planning and opportunism. We then consider the various aspects of the CFO's role in strategy.
This report is primarily aimed at smaller businesses seeking to grow and develop and to achieve their full potential through practical guidance and advice.
This special report looks at what makes a good vision, the benefits of having one, the role of the FD in the process, leadership, storytelling and the use of visions in medium-sized businesses.
Ensure your strategy takes into account the political, economic, societal, technological, environmental and legal context.
Explore the competitive landscape of your industry sector.
Do your internal resources give you a competitive advantage?
Analyse the strategic drivers of financial performance
Systematically discuss how you will achieve your strategic objectives
Make the most of analysing your organisation’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
The European Foundation for Quality Management approach to achieving excellence.
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This book has long been the essential strategy text for managers of today and tomorrow. From entrepreneurial start-ups to multinationals, charities to government agencies, this book raises the big questions about organisations- how they grow, how they innovate and how they change.
Introduction to M&A from an American accounting perspective.
Introduction to creating, delivering and understanding successful strategy.
This title provides guidance on combining human resource management with business strategy. This section looks at strategies for retention of key employees and reducing levels of staff turnover. This involves analysing the reasons why staff stay or leave and responding to them.
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Developing a corporate strategy requires a dose of creativity in addition to thoughtful analysis.
The article discusses the best practices which are to be considered by information technology leaders like chief information officers (CIOs) for creating a business strategy in the modern world which is governed by digital technology. Topics discussed include leadership team collaboration, formulating organic strategies and talent development by assessing customer requirements
The article discusses the reasons why digital transformation strategies do not reflect how digital is changing economic fundamentals, industry dynamics, or what it means to compete. Topics mentioned include the estimated number of digital devices that are expected to be connected by 2025, the concept of economic rent in microeconomics, and the negative effects of digital competition on a company's growth in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization.
Interviews with 15 enterprise risk management (ERM) champions who provide insights on how far the ERM process is integrated with the strategic-planning processes of their firms.