Time for a change of business strategy focus?
April 29, 2002 2:23 PM   Subscribe

Time for a change of business strategy focus? Nokia and VolksWagen are the examples given,
'the heart of productivity growth is what happens inside the firm, and firms are first and foremost organisations of human beings'
positive role models to lead us from downturn alley?
posted by asok (2 comments total)
I for one wouldn't be upset to see the American corporations gain a bit of a clue regarding long-term sustainability. It makes no sense whatsoever that CEO salaries continue to skyrocket as their companies flounder and sink in a sea of red.
posted by five fresh fish at 2:48 PM on April 29, 2002

I think the UK is learning from Europe. It is a slow process and industry is still dogged with get-rich-quick cowboys in directorial positions, but it is getting better.

I undertook a study on company mergers last year for a management diploma, and the destruction at a personnel level is incredible, let alone financial. Unfortunately it is perfect for the aspiring manager to make his mark and expand his 'empire'.
posted by Frasermoo at 5:31 AM on April 30, 2002

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