Posts Tagged ‘Sven Smit’

Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2017: McKinsey Global Survey results

Here is a brief excerpt from a recent study completed by the McKinsey Global Survey. Contributors to the development and analysis of this survey include Martin Hirt and Sven Smit. To read … READ MORE

The Granularity of Growth: A book review by Bob Morris

Granularity of GrowthThe Granularity of Growth: How to Identify the Sources of Growth and Drive Enduring Company Performance
Patrick Viguerie, Sven Smit, and Mehrdad Baghai
John Wiley & Sons (2008)

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Why it’s still a world of “grow or go”

q15_web_grow-or-go_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Yuval Atsmon and Sven Smit for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They explain why, in a challenging environment, growth matters more than ever. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn … READ MORE

The do-or-die struggle for growth

Do or dieHere is a brief excerpt from a “classic” article written by Sven Smit, Caroline M. Thompson, and S. Patrick Viguerie for the McKinsey Quarterly (2005), published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss an enduring reality: The largest corporations rarely sustain strong growth unless they … READ MORE

Rethinking the role of the strategist

RethinkingHere is an excerpt from an article written by Michael Birshan, Emma Gibbs, and Kurt Strovink for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. They acknowledge that strategic planning has been under assault for years. But good strategy is more important than ever. What does … READ MORE

The strategic yardstick you can’t afford to ignore

YardstickHere is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Chris Bradley, Angus Dawson, and Sven Smit for the McKinsey Quarterly. In it, they explain how a systematic scan of the economic-profit performance of nearly 3,000 global companies … READ MORE

Avoiding the quicksand: Ten techniques for more agile corporate resource allocation

AvoidQuicksandHere is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Michael Birshan, Marja Engel, and Olivier Sibony for the McKinsey Quarterly published by McKinsey & Company. As they explain, these tested ideas can help organizations overcome inertia and implement their strategies more effectively.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 10/14/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you:

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Lessons from the Sandbox: Rediscovering the Keys to Business Success
Alan Gregerman

Why … READ MORE

The strategic yardstick you can’t afford to ignore

StrategicYardstickHere is an excerpt from an article by Chris Bradley, Angus Dawson, and Sven Smit for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. In it, they discuss a systematic scan of the economic-profit performance of nearly 3,000 global companies that yields fresh insight about where … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 10/7/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you:

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Solving Problems with Design Thinking: Ten Stories of What Works
Jeanne Liedtka, … READ MORE

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