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Why do Most Acquisitions Fail to Deliver

August 23rd, 2016 // 6:36 pm @

Acquisitions can be an excellent way to increase shareholder value, however the majority of acquisitions fail to meet the financial goals set for them. Acquisitions by large tech companies have become a trend in recent years where companies use acquisitions to stay at he forefront of technology in their industry, by identifying possible trends or […]

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Strategy to Execution The Key in a Rapidly Changing World

June 7th, 2016 // 5:07 pm @

The core of what a CEO is paid to achieve is too often lost in day-to-day management, and the need to react to today’s problem. Often even CEO’s themselves find it difficult to enunciate clearly exactly what their core role is. CEO’s core role is to develop a strategy for the business that adds maximum […]

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Activist Shareholders are Good for Companies

February 6th, 2015 // 5:08 pm @

Company Executives rarely welcome activist shareholders, but they should. Companies with active shareholders produce better fiscal results than those without, and CEO’s will ultimately have more success if they embrace such involvement. Not all shareholders are disconnected from how their investments are run, but too many are, and there are a number of reasons why […]

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Job Boards – A New Business Requiring New Thinking

July 15th, 2014 // 12:13 pm @

The growth of job boards as a way of advertising for staff has revolutionized the recruitment advertising business. It is however a new business that requires a different mindset if one is going to be successful, and some companies have been more successful than others in navigating these new business drivers. Firstly it is important […]

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The Power of Online Monopolies – UK Housing Market

June 19th, 2014 // 12:27 pm @

Online advertizing is proving to be a massively profitable business, if one can achieve market dominance, and if one understands how in such a media business profit can be driven from such leadership. Rightmove and Zoopla, who between them have two thirds of all the time home seekers spend online, dominate the online advertizing of […]

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Category : Business Strategy &Companies

New Business Models – Classified Advertising

February 12th, 2013 // 9:25 am @

The Internet is changing many businesses in dramatic ways, those who win from this will be those that understand and embrace their changed business model most effectively. One industry that should suit the Internet perfectly is classified advertising, whether it is for cars, homes, jobs or any other advertising we are used to seeing in […]

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Increasing Shareholder Value

January 18th, 2012 // 11:15 am @

Increasing shareholder value is at the very core of why a company exists; yet it is rarely even talked about in many boardrooms. And too rarely is a professional process followed to ensure that achieving an increase in value for shareholders is at the center of the business strategy. It seems to be one of […]

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What is at the core of your company – product or idea?

June 29th, 2011 // 9:42 am @

What is at the core of companies that survive and prosper for decades, and those that are great for a while and then die? What makes a company successful in the long term? It is often at the core of how they see themselves in relation to their market. Do they understand their relationship with […]

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Business Strategy What is the Point

March 7th, 2011 // 3:30 pm @

Looking strategically into the future and trying to plan can look like a daunting challenge in the fast moving world of business, where every part of business is in constant change, and product life cycles are often counted in months not years. However it is the companies with a clear strategy that are the ones […]

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Category : Blog &Business Strategy

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