Archive for the 'Business Strategy' Category

CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey

Supplement to our doom and gloom diet, CBI/PwC released financial services survey. The highlight from my perspective is on page 8 about the depressing mood of securities traders in relation to their business. Particularly a negative balance statistic of -92%.


Click here to get the survey publication.

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Successful Strategy Execution – Harvard Business Review

Excellent article in Harvard Business Review on secrets behind successful strategy execution. It is illustrated through a case study, whereby restructuring yeilds immediate results but the problems (or their symptoms) crept back in – until they decided to identify and address the root cause.

Focus should not be restructuring but rather identifying what and where it goes wrong – then appropriate change implementation and management as required.

See this link for the Executive Summary (I strongly recommend to subscribe to HBR for full article)