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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 for themselves.    Why do so many companies struggle to identify and capture …

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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

Top IoT Companies Grow Faster But Require All-In Commitment

September 7, 2017 • TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Editors' Pick, Future of Business, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner The Internet of Things is one of the many inevitable changes happening in our digital world. In this article, the authors provide key factors that will help a business thrive in an IoT-driven market. More importantly, they

GLOOM vs. BLOOM OF THE FUTURE OF WORK: Can We Chart A Positive Roadmap?

August 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, People Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Mario Raich, Simon Dolan, Dave Ulrich, and Claudio Cisullo As the digital era is continuously in its process to ripen, discussions of destructive unforeseen scenarios are always on the picture especially in the aspect of work. In this article, the authors

Adapting Your Digital Business to a Fragmented World

June 28, 2017 • Global Business, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Omar Abbosh, Paul Nunes and Armen Ovanessoff We are aware that this era calls for your business to be able to continuously adapt to emerging trends. But how?  The authors provide concrete data on current realities faced by digital businesses and steps on

The Business of People: Effective Strategies to Drive Success in Global Business

June 19, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, People ManagementComments (0)

By Sharon Schweitzer In this article, Sharon M. Schweitzer delves into the intricacies of the global marketplace. She shares an eight-point introduction in cultivating communication skills and developing self-awareness to gain the cultural intelligence to

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation: Safer and Securer Business Travel

May 30, 2017 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Sophie Harwood When travelling for business, we most often focus on our trip’s objective while inadvertently taking many other factors for granted. Sophie Harwood reminds us that preparing for the worst, and most importantly for the little things, is

Why Localisation is Key to Global Marketing

May 19, 2017 • Global Business, Marketing & ConsumersComments (0)

By Christina Comben Any marketing campaign is geared to capturing the minds and hearts of its target market. In a globalised marketing platform, Christina Comben highlights how localisation, as an investment, is one that will definitely pay off in the long