Tag: Strategic Planning

Using planning to construct a better future

Planning is the process of deciding what you want to achieve in the future and then thinking about ways of making it happen. First comes defining aims which are specific, measurable and...

A customer-centred approach to providing insurance

One approach to business is to develop a product and then look for customers. However, for many businesses the customers come first. They adopt what is known as a customer-focused approach. These...

Adding value through asset optimisation

Today, Anglo American is a more focused and performance orientated international mining company. It has a clear strategy in place to drive forward its ambition of being the investment partner and employer...

Developing a plan including external influences

Plans are developed in order to set out a route map to help in achieving business objectives. Whilst the plan is made by managers with consideration to internal factors such as resources...

The basic economic problem and opportunity cost

The basic economic problem is that resources are scarce relative to the purposes to which they could be put. As a result choices have to be made about how to use resources....

Matching people with technology to create a global strategy

Introduction In recent times, the structure and operation of many major industries has changed greatly through their use of information technologies. For example: online data systems have transformed the potential cost profiles of airlines, opening...

Combining an offline and online business

Introduction These days, we are surrounded by 'high-tech' developments. Ordinary citizens may not suffer too much from failing to keep track of new technologies the moment that they appear, but it can be...

A customer centred approach to providing insurance

One approach to business is to develop a product and then look for customers. However, for many businesses the customers come first. They adopt what is known as a customer-focused approach. These...

Delivering a business strategy

Introduction TNT is the market leader in the provision of business-to-business (B2B) express delivery services. It delivers documents, parcels and freight securely between businesses, using road or air transport. Ken Thomas founded TNT in Australia...
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