What is working capital?

Consider your personal finances. Each month you go to work and ‘sell’ your time to your employer. At ...
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Demystifying mission and vision, and what we can learn from NIKE

Most organisations have a mission. They may also have a vision, and set of values. Most organisations also ...
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Strategic planning lessons from The A-Team

Strategic planning is full of jargon – mission, vision, values, must-win battles, broad action plans, specific action plans. ...
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Who is your target customer why do you care

A common misconception is that successful companies market to everyone. Marketing is sometime lauded as ‘one-to-many’, while sales ...
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Business partnering: Are you in or out?

Referendums. All quiet for decades. Then we have Scotland. Then the EU. What's next? Is it time for ...
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Could the best pizza in the World hold the secret to business partnering?

I love pizza. It's my favourite food. So much so that a few years ago I visited Naples ...
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Ever tried to ride a bike with no wheels?

When I first started working my job title included the word 'accountant'. I was the 'International Reporting Accountant'. ...
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Big Data – Old Problem, New Name?

During World War II, Germany sent coded communication message using their Enigma machine. Hundreds of people in Bletchley Park, ...
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