Lafley’s P&G Brand Cull and the 80/20 Rule
Harvard Business Review
AUGUST 4, 2014
Instead of focusing on innovation, as he did during his first tour as CEO of the world’s largest consumer packaged goods firm, Lafley is now innovating on focus. “Importantly, this will be a much simpler, much less complex company of leading brands that’s easier to manage and operate.” represent an innovation repudiation of Lafley 1.0? innovation. Should management refine and dig deeper into existing 80/20 KPIs?