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Tear Down the Silos

Tear Down the Silos

It is the duty of the leaders and management to prepare and equip their teams with the proper mindset and vision to break down these… Read More ›

Best and Worst Performing Sectors for Q1 2016

Best and Worst Performing Sectors for Q1 2016

  Additional Reading How to Achieve Operational Excellence in the Private Equity Industry Globalization Backlash and the Winds of War

Globalization: Suicide by Comparative Advantage

Globalization: Suicide by Comparative Advantage

Do you remember voting for globalization? I don’t. I do remember reading about comparative advantage in Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations and thinking how globalization… Read More ›

Improving the Revenue Estimate of Forecasting

Improving the Revenue Estimate of Forecasting

Editorial March 2016 Planning always includes a bit of guesswork because it deals with the unknown future.  Most executives must rely on historical extrapolations and… Read More ›

The Next Frontier in Operational Excellence

The Next Frontier in Operational Excellence

My favorite revelation—one all organizations can benefit from—was coined by Dr. Deming in his book The New Economics. Paraphrased here, Deming asserted that improvements in… Read More ›

Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty – Not Always Hand in Hand

Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty – Not Always Hand in Hand

Your research shows your customer is very satisfied with your product and your service…and you never hear from him again with another order.  What gives?… Read More ›