SOLYP-Blog

Change-Management for SMEs

Monday, 29. October 2018

A guest article by Prof. Dr. Roman Stöger
 

Innovation-Boost, Digitization, Internationalization, new Business Models. We live in times of continuous change. What are the drivers behind this phenomenon? We had more time for reacting on upcoming dynamics in former times. Today we have to be much faster especially when it is about execution.

A guest article by Dr. Sebastian Stange

In many companies, strategic planning remains ineffective. A key ingredient of an impactful processes is a careful balance between data and debate. Four practical approaches from our experience on BCG client projects can help.

A guest article by Prof. Dr. Julian Kawohl
 

I have always dealt with theories, concepts and instruments of strategic management. When I studied business, I learnt essential approaches, which I later practically applied as a chief strategy officer. Now, as a professor for management, I pass them on to my students and in my scientific work to the public. Today, when I meet up with my former chief strategy officer colleagues in interbranch networks, this change of perspective makes me see big and fundamental changes coming up, which will affect the work of strategists.

Since 2011, University of St.Gallen and strategy consultancy Roland Berger conduct an annual survey to examine the changing role of the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) in European companies. This year's study involving 109 CSOs from different industries focused on the question what added value CSOs and central strategy departments have to offer to their the companies and how it can be best measured. The main results...

Twitter has become one of the most important communication channels for strategy thinkers and practitioners. From tips on strategy development and implementation to innovation and market trends – pretty much everything is tweeted, shared, and discussed. Here is a list of the top business strategy thought leaders to follow on Twitter.