Tag: Strategy Alignment and Execution

What CFOs need to know about joint ventures and alliances

They’re hot business growth tools—but they demand cool-headed preparation before you put the hammer down. By Lou Carlozo As businesses clamor to address the challenges of growth, they’ve contributed to expansion of another kind: an increase in joint ventures (JVs) and strategic alliances. The phenomenon is examined close up in...

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How Customer Centric is Your Strategy?

No one would argue that development of the proper business strategy and then execution of that strategy is a core competency of most successful organizations.  And yet we find clients who are very good at setting strategy around any number of business facets; and yet they fail to define a...

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Transform your Shared Services Culture to Drive Strategic Business Value

Shared Services programs are increasingly expected to produce business value beyond labor arbitrage and other cost and efficiency metrics.  To meet this challenge, forward-looking Business Services organizations are taking the lead in enterprise transformation.  They are identifying and delivering disruptive process improvements, tapping into “horizontal” change opportunities, and extending best...

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The Post-Merger Change Triptych: Looking at Change Through the Lenses of Strategy, Location and Role

  CHANGING STRATEGY Jim Szakacs, CFO, TayganPoint In their book “Exploring Corporate Strategy”, Gerry Johnson and Kevan Scholes define strategy as “the direction and scope of an organization over the long-term: which achieves advantage for the organization through its configuration of resources within a challenging environment, to meet the needs...

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