8 Attributes of Corporate Success
Peters and Waterman
Strategies for Building a
collective, not individual, successes, but maintain clear individual
accountabilities and keep heroes visible...
Two Components of
Sustainable Growth Strategy
Sustainable business growth strategy is a
practical approach to achieving top-line growth and bottom-line results.
The Tao of Business Success
The Tao of Business Success
helps you achieve much more with much less effort. It gives you advice that
imparts perspective and
It applies equally well to the managing of a large corporation or the
running of a small business...
Organizational Capability Approach
organizational capability approach nurtures three of the most critical
factors essential to achieve superior, sustainable results:
organizational alignment, and
Conversely, taking action to achieve strategic
focus, organizational alignment, and operating discipline develops
Balance Your Business
The primary goal of any business is to increase
stakeholder value. It is achieved through a dynamic balancing of competing
values. In order for a business to maximize economic value, it must balance
customer satisfaction and competitive market forces with internal cost
The leaders of great companies are
not just great at growing profits.
Most importantly, they are
organizational architects determined to establish institutional excellence
for as long as the company is in business.
is in place, companies can achieve industry leadership for decades and
The market leader
is dominant in its industry
and has substantial market share.
If you want to lead the market, you must be the industry leader
in developing new business models and new products or services.
You must be on the cutting edge of new technologies and
innovative business processes. Your customer value proposition
must offer a superior solution to a customers' problem, and your
product must be well differentiated...
The most successful companies are those that
have developed aggressive venture
strategies and have made ventures critical components of their strategic
and operating success. For today's corporations, traditional internal
efficiency improvements and "synergistic" acquisitions are no longer
sufficient sources of growth in most industry segments that had grown
crowded and hypercompetitive. The new challenge is to search for emerging
"white space" opportunities, "new-business creations that would meet the
unmet, unserved needs of customers in emerging markets."1...
Do more with less – "focus on something that is not just different from the
rest, but something you can continue to deliver better than anyone else. And
continue delivering it! Don't get sidetracked into growth by category
extensions and businesses you don't belong in."8
Innovation is the specific tool of
entrepreneurs. Doing new things, or doing old things in new ways
is how entrepreneurs
exploit change as an opportunity for a different business or a
different service. Entrepreneurs and
entrepreneurial leaders see change as the norm and as healthy;
they always search for change, respond to it, and exploit it as an
Hypercompetition is a key feature of a new
economy. With the enormous competition markets today are driven by choice:
your targeted customers have too many choices, all of which can be fulfilled
instantly. Choosing among multiple options is always based on differences,
implicit or explicit, so you ought to differentiate in order to give the
customer a reason to chose your product or service. Thus, "differentiation
is one of the most important strategic and tactical activities in which
companies must constantly engage. It is not discretionary."9...
Managing Innovation versus
is a learning process, the product of which is new applied knowledge.
Operations is an established process driven by existing knowledge.
Operations generate today's value, while innovation creates tomorrow's
opportunities. The primary difference between operations and innovation is
uncertainty. It eludes planning, prediction and containment...
model synthesizes and defines the core elements of innovation, their
behavior and interaction. The power of this good model makes it easier to
understand complex issues and dynamics of innovation, separate its elements
and examine them is greater depth. It establishes a framework that helps you
to demystify the innovation process and its driving forces, to reveal the
unique innovation practices of market champions and understand what makes
them so successful and unique...
new economy where everything is moving faster and it's only going to get
faster, the new mantra is, "Do it more with less and do it faster".6...
10 Rules for Building a
New Business Models
Sustainable Competitive Advantage
6Ws of Corporate Growth
3Ss of Winning in Business
Nine Basic Sources of
Transform Your Business from Mediocre to Great
Culture for Innovation
Business Process Management (EBPM)