When technology changes business
Time and again, history has taught us that the technologically superior win be it nations,
civilisations, individuals or companies. The radio
industry was booming till the early 1990s. But the mobile phone changed it all.
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Wal-Mart vows to go green
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (CNNMoney.com) - Wal-Mart Stores, the world's largest retailer
with thousands of big box stores around the world, is looking to make those stores more
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The Fall of Enron
How ex-CEO Jeff Skilling's strategy grew so complex that even his boss couldn't get a handle
To former Enron (ENE ) CEO Jeffrey K. Skilling, there were two kinds of people in the world: those who got it and
those who didn't. "It" w
Technology Changes, Human Nature Doesn't
"The technology may change, but human nature remains the same!"
In this wonderful Internet Age, we are all struggling, and succeeding to different degrees, to keep
up with the technology. It's a never-ending battle
"SOMETHING TO PROVE." And the international problems weren't going away. Enron's 65% stake in the $3 billion
Dabhol power plant in India was mired in a dispute with its largest customer, which refused to pay for electricity. Some
Indian politicians have d
"Design thinking" may seem like just another new buzzword in the lexicon of innovation, but
Procter & Gamble (PG) is using the approach to change its culture. Leadership is listening,
learning, and deploying; cross-functional teams are cracking vexing pro
The resulting design thinking workshop structure became more of a fast-paced immersive
experience that ends with a serious reflection point about what's different using this methodology.
Says Tripp: "Most of our workshop reflections su
MasterCard Inc. said President and Chief Operating Officer Ajay Banga will become chief executive on
July 1, ending the 13-year reign of Robert Selander as he prepares for retirement.
Mr. Banga, 50 years old, was seen as the heir a
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An excellent example of this type of reframing can be experienced by going to www.olayforyou.com.
As a female consumer, I'll be the first to tell you that Olay products are frustrating to shop for. There
are too many, you
Hewlett-Packard is being scrutinized by authorities in Germany and Russia for paying bribes to win a contract to sell
computers to the Russian government, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The Journal cites "pe
"HE'S HEARTBROKEN." No one ever disputed that Skilling was clever. The Pittsburgh-born son of a sales manager
for an Illinois valve company, he took over as production director at a startup Aurora (Ill.) TV station at age 13 when
an older staffer quit and
Going Green at the Office
Financial ratios are indicators of an entitys performance and situation. They can predict future
trends, and are useful for comparison with other organizations.
Liquidity ratios: Provide information about a firms ability to meet its shor
Auditing is a process to ensure that financial statements are free from material misstatement i.e. they
present a true and fair view of the financial reports. There are two types of auditors; external and
internal. The internal auditors are empl
Activity based costing:
(ABC) is a costing model that identifies various activities in an organization and assigns the cost of each
activity resource to all products and services in line with the actual consumption of each activity. In this
way an organiz
A HARD PROBLEM REQUIRING A CREATIVE SOLUTION
The Design Thinking initiative was the brainchild of Vice-President for Design Claudia Kotchka, who
got the task from Lafley, to "get design into the DNA of the company" when she took on her position