Innovative companies have used supply chain reliability to support new business development, resulting in more market share and revenues, increased profitability, improved customer service and loyalty.
Complacency kills creativity. In his new book, Unrelenting Innovation, University of Southern California business school professor Gerard Tellis explains why seemingly invincible market leaders stumble when upstart rivals introduce breakthrough innovations.
Understanding the business value of lean and how world-class organizations are unlocking the benefits of lean and why it matters.
Beware the apologists – Consistent Performance The most common complaint that I hear these days from big-company executives is that their organizations although their companies have frameworks for everything from strategy and planning, to operations and program management, to capital investment, they cannot consistently perform at a high level. My first response to them? “Beware […]
Business Leaders: Luck and knowing when to audible This weekend I was watching the end of the USC-Stanford game and as it became clear that Stanford
Manufacturing |production costs is a hot topic in business today. Prices for raw materials, energy, and water have seen sharp increases.