Surprisingly few executives use data from their own organizations to test their assumptions about what factors drive financial performance. By gaining new insights into performance relationships within their own companies, managers can develop smarter strategies.
The proliferation of products in the agribusiness input supply sector places increasing pressure on suppliers to find ways to influence their retailers to represent their products in the best ways to farmer customers.
Organizational capital is an intangible asset that allows a business to create value through revenue growth, innovation, operational excellence, and stakeholder relationships. The authors provide a comprehensive model of organizational capital that highlights the key factors that influence organizational capital: leadership, strategy, and organizational design.
Firms that strive to apply these eight essentials to their unique business situations can improve their probability of sparking innovation within the company.
The authors of this article explore the balance between complexity and clarity in a company’s strategy. They argue that in a complex environment, a company should strive for clarity in their business strategy.
Research in this article suggests that a combination of factors lead to job satisfaction. The authors discuss which combinations lead to the highest job satisfaction among employees.
Switching costs are an important factor in business-to-business markets. In this article, authors discuss which type of switching costs are most important for securing B2B buyer-seller relationships.
Increasingly, agribusinesses are seeking a solutions-based approach to industry offerings. This article offers four analytical perspectives to help make that approach successful.