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How Organisations Can Overcome Conflicting Identity and Reputation

September 18, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By William Harvey, Tim Morris and Milena Santos Based on their examination of how an organisation responds when its identity is substantially misaligned with the experience and perceptions of external stakeholders that form the basis of reputational judgments, the authors outline in this article the strategic ways for successfully managing reputation and

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Luxury Brands Need to Reconcile Seven Dilemmas and Chart New Territory

September 18, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Marketing & ConsumersComments (0)

By Dr Stéphane J.G. Girod With the fast-changing needs and tastes of today’s consumers, how would luxury brands keep their products relevant and desirable? In this article, the author sheds light on the dilemmas facing the luxury sector and poses questions

Industry 4.0 –Designing the Factory of Tomorrow in North Rhine-Westphalia

July 5, 2018 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Industry 4.0, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

It is the topic with the biggest economic dynamic. Industry 4.0 is revolutionising the production process – and North RhineWestphalia (NRW), Germany’s industrial heartland, has a key role to play. It is here that investors from Germany and abroad meet

21st Century Leaders: Driving Success Amid Intense Disruption

June 11, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

Fujitsu’s Duncan Tait on the imperatives for unlocking value in the digital age Besides having superior knowledge about optimising digital for their business, what else should leaders prioritise amid the intense pursuit of digital transformation? In our

How Global are Germany’s Largest Corporations?

May 16, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Niccolò Pisani and Omar Toulan Whereas facts suggest that German companies are among the best equipped and most active to pursue global growth, they offer limited insight to determine the real extent to which these companies are truly global. This article

To Find Value in the Digital Age, Find It for Others First

January 25, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Omar Abbosh, Vedrana Savic and Michael Moore To grow their businesses consistently, leaders must envision a much bigger picture of where value resides than they have traditionally. And they must be prepared to create much more value than they can capture

Limitless Vision Infinite Possibilities: The Story of Allied Wallet CEO Andy Khawaja and his Multi-Billion Dollar Company

January 24, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Global Business, Finance & EconomicsComments (0)

“Keep on climbing, the sky is the limit and believe me you will never reach the top because it’s endless.” In this interview, CEO Andy Khawaja of Allied Wallet shares to us the story behind the most successful payment processing company across the

How to Negotiate Effectively in Different Cultures

January 20, 2018 • Global Business, People ManagementComments (0)

By Guido Stein and Kandarp Mehta In a globally connected world characterised by diversity, there exist different approaches towards negotiation, which are dependent on people’s respective culture. In this article, the authors discuss the significant impact

Fun & Games: Business Models for Innovation

November 10, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Business Model, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Gregory Gimpel While many brilliant ideas come from start-ups with unsustainable business models, well-established firms suffer from an inability to innovate, especially in regulated industries. The innovation paradox can be overcome by applying the right

How to Get Your Functions to Supercharge Your Strategy

September 12, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Corporate Governance, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Jo Whitehead, Anita Hunt and Debbie Rogerson Great strategies often go to waste because they cannot be properly executed. In this article, the authors share not only how to make sure your strategies are executed but also improved by input from the