Делать больше меньшими ресурсами

Микки Гранот, Управляющий партнер Next Era Consulting Неделю назад мне посчастливилось побеседовать с коммерческим директором крупного производителя продуктов питания. Компания постоянно росла как органически, так и через сделки слияний и поглощений. В результате постоянно расширялся продуктовый портфель и росло количество категорий, управляемых коммерческой службой. Объем задач коммерческой функции также постоянно рос: ввод новых продуктов, проведение […]

Do more with less

Do more with less

читать по русски Mickey Granot, Managing Partner Next-Era Consulting A week ago, I had the privilege to chat with a commercial director of a large food producer. The company experienced a continuous growth both organic and through M&A’s. As a result, there is a constant growth in their product portfolio, and categories managed by the […]

From Crisis to Growth

From crisis to growth

The Corona virus business crisis results with many businesses, globally facing a survival threatening reality; some are facing a total stop of their business while many others are experiencing a sharp decline in their revenues. The longer the situation continues, the more severe will the impact on businesses be. As painful as the situation may […]

When the efforts to increase sales lead to losing sales

When the efforts to increase sales lead to losing sales

I recently have had the opportunity to engage with a few customers, globally. These customers are from different industries and different countries yet all are having the same challenge – increasing sales. All of them have been experiencing for a few years now, a situation of sales stagnation and/or small fluctuations around the same revenues. […]

Double your profitability and your top line rate of growth

Double your profitability and your top line rate of growth

When reading the title of this article one may think “ridiculous”, or “impossible”, or “possible, but not for me”. But what if it is possible, for you? Would int not justify the tiny investment in entertaining this opportunity? Why is it that the immediate reaction is so commonly “impossible”? It is probably because we extrapolate […]

The Two Key and Crucial Tasks Each Manager Must Excel at

The 2 key tasks to each manager

Managers, at all levels, like any other human being have only 24 hours a day and seven days a week available to them. And much like any other human being the key differentiating factor in the ability of a person to excel at what they do lies in the effectiveness they use this available time. […]

VUCA is not a reason, and you can immunize yourself against it

Be wise immunize

Business reality is becoming ever more challenging, hectic, fast-paced. Things keep changing and rapidly. It effects everyone and anyone, even those large immensely successful organizations, even those that are part of the “new-era” economy such as Asus. Sadly this fact becomes an excuse, an accepted explanations to the undesired, dissatisfying even disappointing results companies are […]

The one Crucial ingredient you need to ensure your OPEX program is successful

Puzzel

Industrial organizations have a clear understanding – the performance of the factory (factories) and their logistics is critical to their business success. It affects their competitiveness (as it dictates the proposed service levels and price), it affects their customer satisfaction (through actual service levels) and it affects profits, cash flow and profitability and return on […]

The power of Focusing

The power of Focusing

Managers are supposed to be leading the areas they are responsible for in two key activities:  Day-to-day ensuring existing commitments are effectively and efficiently met  Improvement – Leading the efforts of becoming better in the ability to meet commitments There is one challenge, that is grossly underestimated in respect to these two responsibilities, this is […]

The one key focus your operational excellence initiative should have

K p i-key performance iindicator

The term “Operational Excellence” seems to be relatively young, but operationally based organizations are seeking it forever. Operational Excellence is a relatively new name for ages old effort to make operations better (what is better?). Over the last 60-70 years the operational world is progressing through leaps of advancement of knowledge and technology. Since the […]