8 Leading Areas for Change In Risk Management/Analysis In The Coming Years

Strategy Driven

Managers and people in higher positions, in general, are always looking for ways to improve bottom-line operations and minimize the risks. Risk management helps them stay on top of the market challenges and trends in the relevant industry. Risk Management in Real-Time.

Profit Is Less About Good Management than You Think

Harvard Business Review

Benjamin Graham , the father of value investing, seldom met the managers of the companies he invested in because he felt they would tell him only what they wished him to hear and because he didn’t want to be influenced by impressions of personality. Revenue moats are usually linked to intangible assets (including brands and patents), high switching costs, and network economies. So is there something different about the managers who do succeed?

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What Uber’s China Deal Says About the Limits of Platforms

Harvard Business

On August 1 Uber announced that it is selling its Chinese brand and operations to Didi Chuxing for $1 billion, its annual burn rate in that market, in exchange for a 20% stake in the local competitor. And in addition to tangible assets, one has to think about investments in people, systems, brands, and intangibles. Are there really global network economies? Do switching costs help sustain network advantages?

Why the Problem with Learning Is Unlearning

Harvard Business

” But in a networked economy, the nature of strategy, value creation, and competitive advantage change from incremental to exponential. They look to create network effects through ecosystems of customers, suppliers, and partners. For example, instead of using relationships to drive transactions, we could be building brand orbits and embedding transactions in relationships. But this requires unlearning in the areas of management, leadership, and governance.