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Market similarities and differences

January 15, 2019 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

The trading market mainly consists of options, forex, and the commodity market. Among these three markets, the forex market is the most prominent.  All the three markets have a high potential of rewarding investors. When trading forex, you are taking advantage of the price movements. Your gain or loss is based on these movements. In …

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Design Thinking: Eight Mistakes to Avoid

January 10, 2019 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Emerging Ideas, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Josemaria Siota and Thomas Klueter When properly implemented, design thinking can result in higher success rate for innovation. However, one of our studies states that 63% of those involved in innovation processes said design thinking initiatives had not

Driving Success Through Agile Banking: An Exclusive Interview with Sergey Khotimskiy

November 23, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Editors' Pick, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (1)

Started out as a local bank catering to a niche market, Sovcombank became one of the largest in terms of assets and most profitable banking groups in Russian Federation. Sergey Khotimskiy, First Deputy Chairman and co-owner of Sovcombank PJSC, shared with us

How Banks Grow Now

November 20, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Marketing & Consumers, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Piercarlo Gera, Alessandro Secchi and Luca Gagliardi Spending on customer loyalty keeps going up, but returns are diminishing. This article will tackle how banks manage and integrate new techniques in keeping up with their customers’ needs and demands in

Smile, Smile and Be A Leader? Differences in male and female leaders’ use of humour

November 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, People Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Vanessa Marcié and Sucheta Nadkarni While humour can serve as a key to improve work culture and leadership effectiveness, there is a good chance that you are not cracking jokes properly or in a strategic manner, which can be damaging on many levels.

Second-hand Luxury: Should Personal Luxury Brands Sell Pre-owned Products?

November 19, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Marketing & Consumers, Business Model, Editors' Pick, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Jean-Noël Kapferer As luxury brands seek to protect their symbolic capital and prestige, entering resale markets is a strategy to be carefully considered before diving into, JN Kapferer examines the challenges and opportunities for luxury brands to enter

A Partnership for Driving the Future of Business Transformation

November 14, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Business Process, Future of Business, TransformationComments (0)

A glimpse of Oliver Wight EAME’s alliance with Ernst & Young LLP   As the supply chain becomes more complex, there is a growing need for businesses of all kinds to have superior knowledge on how they would cope with current complexity levels.

5 Ideas to Set Up the Perfect Social Media Budget

October 30, 2018 • Marketing & Consumers, Social MediaComments (0)

Everybody has ideas to advertise, but some of them are not as successful as you may think. Also, spending lots of money on advertising very often won’t do the trick either and you’ll need to tune up your budget before engaging the unknown. Some of you may

Tailoring the Strategy Function for Success

September 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Editors' Pick, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Jo Whitehead, Felix Barber and Rebecca Homkes Enterprises face a host of challenges today, including digital disruption and changing global trade patterns. In such an environment the need for a flexible strategy and a flexible strategy function is high. In

Sound Business: Improving Your Audio ROI

September 19, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Marketing & Consumers, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Steve Keller “What does your brand sound like?” The rise of smart speakers and voice interactive technology is forcing brands to answer that question. Though resolute in their belief that audio (and more broadly, audio branding) plays a fundamental