Depreciating Intellectual Capital

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Hamel argued that on biggest challenges facing large companies was senior leadership “inability to write off their own depreciating intellectual capital. What are you doing to keep your knowledge from depreciating? Yesterday, I finally got around to listening to the latest Office Hours podcast from Daniel Pink. Dan’s guest for the month was Gary Hamel, author of What Matters Now (review forthcoming) and The Future of Management (review not need – buy the book).

Depreciating Intellectual Capital

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Hamel argued that on biggest challenges facing large companies was senior leadership “inability to write off their own depreciating intellectual capital. What are you doing to keep your knowledge from depreciating? Yesterday, I finally got around to listening to the latest Office Hours podcast from Daniel Pink. Dan’s guest for the month was Gary Hamel, author of What Matters Now (review forthcoming) and The Future of Management (review not needed – buy the book).

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Quote of the day: Frederick Douglass

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Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. — Frederick Douglass Filed under: PMO.

4 Ways to Avoid False Humility

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In short, you start believing your own self-depreciating falsehoods. H UMILITY IS A CHOICE. When you meet a humble person you know you will be accepted, respected and listened to. They won’t try to manipulate you, control you, criticize you or try to impress you. They are safe.

How to Thrive as an Introverted Self-Leader and Entrepreneur

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As an introvert, you may also want to play to your strengths and occasionally use self-depreciating humor to connect with others. Have you ever heard the assertion that introverts do not make good leaders?

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Do You Need a Leadership Storm?

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Over time, this results in a drought of leadership and depreciates our greatest asset: the people. Storms that may seem destructive, often bring positive results. A leadership storm can have the same impact.

Global Companies Need to Adopt Agile Pricing in Emerging Markets

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Or should it be more, to compensate for the likelihood of further depreciation to come? Over the past 18 months, Sergey’s experience has been echoed in offices in Ukraine, South Africa, Turkey, Brazil, and many other emerging markets that have faced substantial currency depreciation due to the drop in commodity prices and the flow of capital to the U.S. For instance, one of our B2B clients raised prices by 15-20% following a currency depreciation.

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Strategies for Succeeding in Today’s Brazil

Harvard Business Review

Second, corporations should take advantage of the unprecedented currency depreciation and localize their business operations. In the case of strategic acquisitions, currency depreciation tells only half of the story. In the early 2000s, Brazil became the darling of corporate investment.

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Looking For Leadership

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7 Types of Waste Productivity Leaders Eradicate

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Inventory ties up cash and space that could be used in other ways and adds additional risk (theft, depreciation, expiration and non-recoverability to name a few). How much is waste costing your organization? It’s possible you may not have thought much it before.

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Why Multinationals Are Doubling Down on Russia

Harvard Business Review

While the middle class has been eroded by currency depreciation and recession, the Russian consumer remains technologically savvy, interested in quality Western brands, and able to spend.

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Prospects for Emerging Markets Aren’t as Bad as You’ve Heard

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A direct result has been depreciation in emerging market currencies. Even after factoring in currency depreciations, their share of the global economy continues to rise year after year. It’s obvious that emerging markets are facing severe headwinds.

Book Review: UnMarketing. Stop Marketing. Start Engaging.

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Scott Stratten has a witty, sarcastic and self-depreciating writing style. First off, I am definitely not qualified to review a book on social media. I’m still learning a lot, make lots of mistakes and am still trying to figure it out along with everyone else. So I’m approaching this review from the perspective of a business leader looking to learn more about how best to embark into online social networking endeavours. And UnMarketing: Stop Marketing.

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What a Changing NAFTA Could Mean for Doing Business in Mexico

Harvard Business Review

In this case, prolonged and contentious negotiations over NAFTA and a close victory for López Obrador leaves executives confronting a long period of uncertainty, which will fuel depreciation of the Mexican peso and reduce investment. FSG expects that the Mexican peso would depreciate to 22 MXP/US$ over the next two years and that the economy would average growth of 1.8% In this scenario the Mexican peso would likely only depreciate to 20.5

We Can’t Study Short-Termism Without the Right Metrics

Harvard Business Review

For instance, McKinsey considered a smaller ratio of capital expenditure to depreciation to indicate short-term thinking, because it’s assumed that short-term companies will invest less, and less consistently, than other companies. Third, firms understate their depreciation expense because they assume that their long-lived assets will retain their worth over the long term — even though technological change increasingly makes them obsolete.

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How Multinationals Can Grow in the Middle East and Africa

Harvard Business Review

Despite lower oil prices, currency depreciations, higher taxes, and geopolitical uncertainty, the region is still rich in opportunities, from selling efficiency-enhancing technology to the Saudi government to offering Western products to 100 million Ethiopian consumers. The competitiveness of expensive, imported products has been substantially undermined by currency depreciations and cost constraints in markets from Nigeria to Egypt, and from South Africa to Turkey.

Communication Strategy in 13 Steps – Communicating Strategic Plan To Employees

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For example if you discuss EBITDA (Earnings before interest tax and depreciation) don’t assume that all your employees will understand what you mean. What do you need to do to share your strategic plan? Creating a strategic plan is quite an undertaking for a business.

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In Defense of Routine Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Well, since 1985, Intel has generated cumulative operating income before depreciation of $287.4 Since 1985, Microsoft has generated $325 billion in operating profit cumulatively before depreciation.

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The Data Says Climate Change Could Cost Investors Trillions

Harvard Business Review

Will that asset be operational or retain its value over the normal depreciation period? An important new study , published in the journal Nature Climate Change, says that climate change will be expensive. Extremely expensive.

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