Benchmarking is a strategy tool to compare diverse factors with those of other companies inside and outside the industry.
A management approach to improve organisational performance by clearly defining objectives agreed by both, management and employees
Most professional services firms have several levels and styles of leadership that differ in the job description and purpose.
The Red Queen Effect explains why we need to work harder and harder just to stay in the same place and why we can’t afford to be complacent.
Most consulting firms have an up-or-out policy. As a consultant, how do you avoid getting stuck in your current role and get the promotion you deserve?
The book to bill ratio gives an early indication of where the company’s business is headed (up or down).
A firm using a focus strategy often enjoys a high degree of customer loyalty, and this entrenched loyalty discourages other firms from competing directly.
A differentiation strategy calls for the development of a product or service that offers unique attributes that are valued by customers and that customers perceive to be better than or different from the products of the competition.
Cost Advantage allows a competitive edge by manipulating production costs. For a cost leadership strategy to work, you require a significant cost differential that competitors recognize.
Value chain analysis is a way to visually analyze a company's business activities to see how the company can create a competitive advantage for itself.
The PARC framework helps assess whether the organization is structured for sustained competitive advantage (SCA)
Internal Factor Evaluation (IFE) Matrix is a strategy tool used to evaluate firm’s internal environment and to reveal its strengths as well as weaknesses.