Category Archives for Strategy

Reverse Innovation

Reverse Innovation simply means developing products for emerging markets initially before later distributing those same products in the developed world. When a product is eventually distributed in developed markets the product may look radically different, but it is still essentially the same product. The main driver for reverse innovation is the difference in personal income […]

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Disadvantages of Outsourcing

Previously we looked at the Benefits of Outsourcing. To give a balanced view, today we’re going to examine some of the disadvantages of outsourcing. As discussed previously, outsourcing is broadly defineded as the provision of products or services by a third-party that was previously performed in-house. In a general sense the only real disadvantage of outsourcing […]

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Benefits of Outsourcing

In this article we will look at the main benefits of outsourcing along with some common outsourcing related terms, which may be of interest if you are managing a business unit or program. We will not be looking at the process by which an outsourcing initiative should be managed. Let’s start by examining exactly at […]

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Organizational Design – Star Model

Organizational design is a process for integrating technology, people, and information within an organization. It is used to enable the physical organizational form (people, technology, processes etc) achieve the stated goals or strategy of the organization. Simply stated, by using an organizational design process we are aiming to maximize the organizations chances of delivering it’s strategy. A very common […]

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