Tag: Business Strategy

Business strategy

A business strategy is the means by which it sets out to achieve its desired ends (objectives). It can simply be described as a long-term business planning. Typically a business strategy will...

Strategies for leadership

Strategic planning is the process most successful companies embrace when determining the route to achieving their business objective. It is a powerful technique, which mobilises resources behind a plan and is one...

Helping develop e-business and e-customer service

Revolutions are only revolutionary when they are new. Nowhere is this more true than in the e-business revolution. Five years ago few students were aware of the potential of e-business. Today, they...

Helping individuals and companies that are in financial difficulties

Fear of failure and insolvency can be a major inhibitor of entrepreneurship. Insolvency law offers alternatives to companies and individuals in financial difficulties, not all of which necessarily lead to the closure...

Engineering Advantage - strategy in action

One such organisation that uses its knowledge and expertise to achieve competitive advantage is IMI. IMI is a global engineering group involving many different engineering specialities. It is recognised worldwide for its...

Vision, values and business strategies

The position of Tesco as a leading global brand is clearly illustrated by its expansion of operations into 12 countries including China, Czech Republic, India, Malaysia, Ireland, Hungary and Poland. In 2013...

Devising and implementing strategy

A strategy is a long-term plan for the whole organisation. Igor Ansoff defined corporate strategy as 'The positioning and relating of the firm/organisation to its environment in a way which will assure...

Developing a global strategy

Today we live in a global economy in which the time taken for people to move between continents has been significantly reduced and in which Internet and other connections make instant connections...

Strategies for leadership

 Introduction In the commercial world, organisations respond differently to outside events and the process of change. Some constantly seek opportunities for growth while others wait until changes are forced upon them. Some run...

Building a multi utility business

Introduction If you look in the dictionary for the word ‘utility’ you will find the following: “the quality of practical use, usefulness: a public service such as the bus system.” These definitions help us to...

The rebirth of the mgf

Introduction We identify with products in a variety of ways. At a simple level we may buy a coat in order to keep warm or a can of cola to drink. Consumer behaviour...

Thinking global acting local

Introduction Do you ever think about what goes into a motor car, a power tool or a particular type of domestic appliance? If you were asked this question you would probably look for...

Achieving growth in a competitive marketplace

Introduction In today’s competitive business climate no marketplace is completely static and some markets are more dynamic than others. One which has changed beyond recognition over the years, is that of electricity. Since...

The transformation of ici

Introduction In the late twentieth century, major corporations in modern industrialised economies have recognised the need to add value to their products. Adding value means making the product more desirable and valuable to...

Securicor and the private finance initiative

Introduction The government spends millions of pounds of public money on providing services to meet the needs of the public each year. Public sector markets involve spending by national and local governments across...
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