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“Needless to say, there are many firms that provide research and strategy consulting services, but few can deliver the value demonstrated in performing the scope of analysis, strategies, product evaluations and practical recommendations. Your commitment and ease of doing business with your firm ensured that we had a sound basis to address our most challenging business decisions.” – Mr. Peter Flattery, CEO, Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada
Innovative leaders share a view point on challenges and opportunities faced by their peers. Contact Arcus to participate in this series of leadership interviews. Learn more about our research and strategy consulting services.
Siemens on R&D and Growth Strategy: Mr. Dirk Miller, VP, Siemens. says investments in research and development can be an effective growth strategy for companies today. Read more.
CEO view on strategic planning: A survey of over 1500 C-level executives indicates strategic planning can be a frustrating exercise. The top concern is lack of visibility into the impact of plans. Read more.
A road map for transformational change. Top ten drivers of transformational change, such as, forecasting realistically. Read more.
The Workplace Generation Gap. The “Silver Tsunami” is here. How to Adapt your People Strategy to Engage Boomers and Millennials. Read more.
The overriding lesson from the financial crisis: A viewpoint from Mr. Jim Leech, Ex. President and CEO of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, with $129.5B in net assets. There are several relevant ideas for business in this interview. Read more.
“Be Remarkable”- A vision for leadership: Mr. Geoff Craig, VP and GM, Unilever says leadership is about creating a framework for action around a vision to allow teams to pioneer new ways of working. Read more.
Growth and Strategy
“Think Food” Strategy: Ms. Kathryn Fitzwilliam, Corporate Vice President, Marketing Resources says first, people need support a shared vision. Read more.
Engaging Sports Fans: Mr. Tom Anselmi, EVP & COO, Maple Leaf Sports & Ent. Ltd. says fans expectations for value have risen. Read more.
Growth in a challenging market: Mr. Anthony Lacavera, CEO of Globalive Communications Corp. talks about a strategy for sustainable growth. Read more.
Balancing CSR and Risk Management: Ms. Charlotte Grezo, Group Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy, Centrica plc. on finding the balance. Read more.
Embedding Sustainability in an Organization: Ms. Jody Kuzenko, GM, Sustainability at Vale Base Metals says, embedding sustainability is a success driver. Read more.
Green strategy and Revenue Growth: Detlev Zwick, PhD, Professor of Marketing, Schulich School of Business, York University on green growth. Read more.
Ideas for Business Strategy: The Globe and Mail on Ideation and Innovation: An interview with Mr. Roger Dunbar, VP Digital Media & Business Development says innovation is not ideation. Read more.
Arcus Advisory Boards and Round tables: Advisory Boards and Roundtables allow Executives to share perspectives in confidence without costly interventions. Read more.
An interview with Mr. Donald McInnes – Chair of Prostate Cancer and Executive Vice Chairman of Alterra Power Corp., a British Columbia-based renewable power development company on improving board governance performance. Read more.
Management Leadership series: No one can avoid the challenges of an info-based global economy, the need for organic growth or the innovation imperative. Today’s leading CEOs are going down a road everyone in business will have to travel. Read on to find out more about Ambidextrous Leadership.
Appreciative Inquiry: the act of exploration and discovery. Appreciative Inquiry and Change Management are about the search for the best in people, their organizations, and the relevant business environment around them.
Innovation and Insight on How to Build a Great Business. Highly profitable, successful companies have often been studied in an attempt to learn how they did it. What alchemy enabled them to weave straw into gold? What magic was employed in achieving sustained market leadership, business excellence, and superior results?
Developing Winning Strategies. The need to develop winning strategies has never been greater. Strategic planning provides your business with a competitive edge — focusing your resources, improving your results and opening up new opportunities for financing.
Leverage the top trends in Change Management. In tough times, there’s hardly an organization that won’t actively be engaged in change management. Based on a survey of 1,800 senior executives, Arcus has identified 10 areas for managers to consider when managing change in tough times with tips such as forecasting realistically and setting trigger points.
We surround clients with a wide range services to meet their evolving requirements. Clients like to work with Arcus because we take a fact based approach to their problems. Our Growth, Change Management and Operations solutions are based on approaches that have worked in the past for the most successful companies worldwide. Find out more. Review the diverse range of client successes by industry and case studies on projects undertaken for clients- with superior results. You may view the case studies by Industry or Functional Area.
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- Find out how you can acquire and engage customers with best practices
- Survey your stakeholders, prospects and customers with cost effective market research tools
- Engage your employees, attract and retain talent with proven HR strategies
- Conduct employee assessments based on a benchmarking methodology that compares outcomes with your peer group
- Recruit staff and senior executives by starting with a comprehensive position evaluation, capabilities and market compensation benchmark
- Use a proven change management model to manage change at your organization
- Leverage 30 innovation modules to lead and manage innovation initiatives
- Engage your employees to increase productivity with ideas from over 1200 HR professionals
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