Leadership Viewpoint and Ideas for Business from innovative leaders to help organizations grow, innovate and optimize their performance in many areas including HR, Marketing, Sales and Operations.
Arcus Consulting Group has launched a major initiative to explore growth and innovation as key elements of corporate and business unit strategy. A majority of executives say it involves a pervasive corporate culture, deeper customer insight and a comprehensive strategy that will enable an organization to offer its customers important added value.
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Collaboration, strategy and operationalizing innovation
A message for CEOs on collaboration, strategy and operationalizing innovation. An interview with Mr. Victor Garcia, Chief Technology Officer, HP. Read more.
Customer insight as a key elements of strategy
Customer Insight: Mr. Jeff Cates, Managing Director of Intuit Canada talks about customer insight as a key elements of strategy. Read more.
Loyalty Management: Mr. Andrew Zimakas, CMO at Tangerine Bank says the focus needs to be on the lower end of the financial pyramid. Read more.
Innovative approaches to shape strategies
Doug Conant- Former President and CEO, Campbell Soup Company talks about how business leaders use innovative approaches to shape their strategies. What does it take to innovate? Read more.
Effective growth strategies
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.
“Think Food” Strategy
“Think Food” Strategy: Ms. Kathryn Fitzwilliam, Corporate Vice President, Marketing Resources says first, people need support a shared vision. Read more.
Overriding lesson from the financial crisis
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.
A vision for leadership
“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.
Engaging Sports Fans
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.
Innovation Strategy in media – Strategy Planning. Trends to watch.
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.
Improving board governance performance
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.