When a decision is made to buy a business there is a fairly specific process you can expect to go through, especially when buying the “right” business. The acquisitions process involves several distinct steps and sub-steps that must be managed and controlled with extreme care and dealt with expertly and skillfully.
The general topic in this piece concerns the interaction between technology and culture. My particular slant will be to review the various sub-cultures that are contained in the general activity of technology-intensive durable goods manufacturing. This pluralistic approach also reflects the various roles and perspectives that I have played in that context.
For over twenty years, I have been involved in the “manufacturing game”, and have witnessed many changes in that environment. However, two perspectives have been particularly critical in playing this role of a participant-observer. Continue reading The Cultures of Technology Intensive Manufacturing
Helping You With The Challenges of Business Management In An Incredibly Fast Paced Borderless Business World
Rapid change is an integral part of business life today. New management philosophies and tools are constantly being developed, while new technologies emerge at breathtaking speeds.
Today’s executives must constantly instill new vigor and flexibility into their enterprises in order to manage their companies forProfitably. To do this executives need instant and easy access to a full range of contemporary business management tools and models. Executives also need to develop skills in areas they would have never thought necessary just a few short years ago. Many things you learn today will be obsolete two years from now.