Your Strategy Should Be a Hypothesis You Constantly Adjust

The widely accepted view that strategy and execution are separable activities sets companies up for failure in a fast-paced world. One of us (Paul) is a strategy scholar and economist; the other (Amy) studies organizational behavior and operations management. We came together to consider why strategy so often breaks down in the execution stage. While [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:43:45-05:00July 2nd, 2015|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Why you shouldn’t be the first to get your new product on the shelves

In business circles, the idea of being first to market is referred to as first-mover advantage. The thinking is that if you can get a new concept out before anyone else, you’ll be able to build a brand and a following while everyone else is asleep at the wheel. By the time competitors enter the [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:26:05-05:00July 2nd, 2015|Financial, International, Taxes|0 Comments