Just about every product on the market, from planes to toasters to Legos, relies on microprocessors to work. But manufacturers usually treat software development for their products as an afterthought. Therein lies the problem.
- The Growth Conundrum
- November 30, 2006
- While oil and gas industries ramp up “megaprojects” to meet demand, few companies really know how to manage them effectively.
- August 28, 2006
- In acquiring Kinko’s, FedEx is testing its own mastery of the art of integrating new companies.August 28, 2006 by Michael Copeland
- As the turbulent global services industry matures, a highly skilled cadre of master providers and customers is emerging.
- By assigning groups of individuals to categories of decisions, organizations can maintain coherence in the face of uncertainty.
- Classifying employees by their role in the success of your business rather than by their function can improve the effectiveness of recruiting, staff development, and deployment.
- A six-step guide for incorporating external trends into your internal strategies.February 28, 2006 by Ram Charan
- Mergers are often considered risky, but when they're executed correctly, there's no better way to grow a company. Here are three crucial factors for M&A success.February 28, 2006 by Gerald Adolph
- The best new titles of 2005 in “The Future,” “Strategy,” “Globalization,” “Management,” “Work and Life,” “Marketing,” “Media,” and “Leadership.”November 29, 2005
- A new Booz Allen Hamilton study detects the sources of organizational dysfunction and reveals where you’re most likely to find companies programmed to thrive.
- Is your marketing approach in sync with your company’s needs? Here’s how to figure that out.
- Turnaround champions, China’s entrepreneurs, executive pay, and Wall Street’s edgy investment bankers.August 26, 2005 by David K. Hurst
- May 23, 2005 by Bruce Feirstein
- Today’s chief financial officers are valued analysts who can ensure that mergers achieve scale, grow the existing business, and increase shareholder value.
- A Booz Allen Hamilton/Aspen Institute survey of corporate behavior finds that leading companies are crafting a purpose-driven identity.
- An ongoing survey finds that “activist” chief financial officers are becoming strategic assets to their companies — a change in job description that may not only improve their company’s performance but also enhance their career options.
- Assessing supply chain design can be the key to profitability and even survival.
- Bob Nardelli’s pursuit of perfection, 3 billion human interactions per year.March 1, 2005 by Victoria Griffith
- To protect shareholder value, companies must link risk management with strategic planning and avoid overreacting to regulatory compliance mandates.
- The Crucial Link to Execution
- The founding chairman and CEO of Quest Diagnostics identifies the five stages of a turnaround.November 30, 2004 by Randall Rothenberg
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