Strategic Management Articles

Strategic management is a field that deals with the major intended and emergent initiatives taken by general managers on behalf of owners, involving utilization of resources, to enhance the performance of firms in their external environments. 

Are You Ready to Meet the CEO?

The degree to which you prepare will directly impact the success of your meeting. Here are 6 key things you need to do before your all-important meeting with a CEO....

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Succession Planning: Vital for Your Business at All Levels

You see, every business will go on, even when the incumbent CEO or the owner moves on. You can't become immortal and continue to run your business however hard you try, or however affluent you are....

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Capturing that Elusive Strategic Value in a Business Salet

If you are a B2B company, have a competitive niche, and are not selling into a commodity type pricing structure, it is important to get multiple buyers involved and to get at least one of those buyers to acknowledge the strategic value......

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Why Build a Business Strategy?

Yogi Berra once said that "if you don't know where you are going, you will likely end up somewhere else." The same is true in business. Unless you have a carefully crafted business strategy, you are essentially flying blind....

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How to Confront Without Conflict

Whenever we think about conflict, we tend to think of it in a negative connotation. Yet conflict can be good. Here's why. Conflict fuels innovation. It helps take good ideas and make them great......

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Strategic Planning Improves Results with Consistent Implementation

Strategic plans only help organizations when they are kept active and implemented. The most effective strategic plans are those that are simple, completed with the leadership team and key people in the company....

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Business Improvement Initiatives: Strategic Business Planning, Implementation, and Assessment, Pt. 2

In this highly competitive business environment in which global expansion continues to raise the bar, business improvement initiatives are an essential part of continually managing the growth of your company....

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Travel Spend Management for Government Contractors/Agencies

Lets face it; you know how important the amount you spend on travel as well as the logistics of travel is to your organization. What you don't know is just how much you can save when you partner with a top travel management firm....

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