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  • November 29, 2005

    Shifting Gears

    by Bill Jackson, John Loehr, and Natasa Azman
    Auto companies that hope to thrive in today’s diverse market will need the flexibility to realign themselves with new vehicle designs, power train alternatives, and primary brands.
  • August 26, 2005

    The Advertising Saturation Point

    by Evan Hirsh and Mark Schweizer
    For every automobile, and maybe every product, there’s a threshold beyond which your ad budget is wasted.
  • August 26, 2005

    Skoda Leaps to Market

    by Jonathan Ledgard
    A Communist car monopoly turned Volkswagen subsidiary is now becoming an entrepreneurial global enterprise.
  • August 26, 2005

    Making Acquisitions Work

    by Kenneth W. Freeman
    By adhering to four operational principles of integration, companies can maximize their chances for M&A success.
  • May 25, 2005

    Leaning Toward Utopia

    by Art Kleiner
    The Toyota Production System has revolutionized industry. James Womack and Daniel Jones believe it can transform the world.
  • May 23, 2005

    Supply Chain Lessons Can Save Capital Projects

    by Matt McKenna and Herve Wilczynski
    Capital spending can improve corporate performance — but only if projects are properly managed. The best way to do that? By managing capital costs as a supply chain challenge.
  • May 23, 2005

    The Right Mix for a Pricing Fix

    by Tim Laseter and Elliott Weiss
    Balancing relationship building and opportunism leads to a strategy for all seasons.
  • March 1, 2005

    The China Syndrome

    by Mitchell Quint and Dermot Shorten
    A five-dimension analytical model for deciding when (and when not) to purchase from the East.