Management by Objectives

Management by Objectives (MBOs) breaks down big picture goals into manageable chunks for employees and provides a tool for measuring performance against these goals. The concept of MBOs was first popularized [...] Read More

Co-opetition – Brandenburger and Nalebuff

Co-opetition is the new buzzword.  Can businesses become more competitive when they cooperate?  Based on Game Theory, Co-opetition by Adam Brandenburger & Barry Nalebuff presented a revolutionary [...] Read More

Execution Bossidy Charan

Flawless Execution is a critical success factor for most enterprises. EXECUTION: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan takes the position that a good strategy for a business [...] Read More

Leadership Styles – Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman's Leadership styles is a classic management framework. Goleman may be best known for his bestseller, Emotional Intelligence, which demonstrated how the two minds – rational and emotional [...] Read More

Crossing the Chasm

Geoffrey Moore's seminal concept, Crossing the Chasm, is enduring and invaluable in understanding how customer adoption transpires and many products get caught in the proverbial chasm. In Crossing the [...] Read More

The Innovator’s Dilemma

Clayton Christensen's Innovators dilemma concept is a classic management framework.  In this seminal book, innovation expert and Harvard Business School Professor Clayton M. Christensen revealed a startling [...] Read More

The Theory of Disruptive Innovation

Disruptive innovation is a term used by Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen in his 1997 book The Innovator’s Dilemma, considered by many to be one of the most influential business ideas [...] Read More

The Brand Identity Prism

The Brand Identity Prism was conceptualized by branding expert Jean-Noël Kapferer. The prism works are a way to show how different elements of the brand work together and relate to each other. Under [...] Read More

Critical Success Factors

Identifying the critical success factors in an organization can help bring team members together to focus on the right goals. Critical success factors are essential factors of success. The management [...] Read More

The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid – C.K. Prahalad

C.K Prahalad posits that there is an immense fortune at the bottom of the pyramid. The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by C.K. Prahalad reframed the world's poorest citizens as resilient and creative [...] Read More

Level 5 Leadership

Jim Collins flipped the switch on traditional leadership traits in his book, Good to Great, with his concept of Level 5 leadership. After analyzing more than 1,400 companies over four decades, he focused [...] Read More

Positioning

Al Ries and Jack Trout wrote Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind more than 20 years ago, but the concepts hold true today when reaching target customers in a crowded marketplace. Positioning is an [...] Read More