• External Analysis
     -  Dimitrios Matsoulis
    April 24, 2016

    This post summarizes an article by Hans-Werner Kaas, Andreas Tschiesner, Dominik Wee & Matthias Kaesser, published by McKinsey & Company in September 2015.Modern cars have ever increasing …

  • External Analysis
     -  Ramu I.
    February 21, 2015

    Some recent research at the Harvard Business School has studied the risks for both businesses and investors who focus on short-term results. Businesses that focus on short-term profitability rather …

  • Insight
     -  Jennifer H.
    June 16, 2014

    One of the most talked about challenges in business today is how to gain more market share. The more of the marketplace that is buying your product, the more profit you generate. There are dozens, if …

  • Insight
     -  Ramu I.
    August 21, 2014

    When a company adds an online channel of distribution to existing brick and mortar channels of distribution, there are many challenges that it must address to develop cohesion between the two types …

  • Insight
     -  Ramu I.
    December 19, 2014

    When a firm operates at its critical mass, it is maximizing its profitability. However, aligning production capacity with consumer demand while experiencing growth is particularly difficult to …

  • External Analysis
     -  Dimitrios Matsoulis
    February 14, 2016

    The following is a summary of the INSEAD Knowledge article titled "How Focused Factories Deal with Disruption" by Luk Van Wassanhove.A smart corporation is one that wants to coordinate every aspect …

  • Case Study
     -  Ramu I.
    March 07, 2015

    With the boom in online sales and an increasing volume of sales returns, customers are, more than ever, regarding easy returns as an important benefit which influences their online purchasing …