It’s common to find topics around supply chain optimization on the agenda of board meetings – in fact, over 85% of senior executives say that refining supply chain performance is one of their top priorities. Why is that? Well, a lean supply chain process is crucial to maintaining profit as well as happy and loyal customers. If you’re new to the planning and logistics side of business, or simply wanting to understand this process better, I wrote this quick guide to help you get a handle on basic best practices for supply chain management (SCM).… Read more about Supply Chain Management: An Introduction and Guide to Increasing Performance
Is smart defined by what is said, who is saying it, or how said? Does where something is said, when and to whom, matter in determining whether it’s smart?… Read more about Can You Differentiate Smart From Nonsense?
It’s not so easy to stop smoking cigarettes. I watch my team mates commit suicide everyday, as they stand outside our office smoking cigarettes. The pollution from the tar and other chemicals entering their bodies are killing them, and they know it. They are not ready to stop smoking!… Read more about Are you ready to stop smoking cigarettes?
A college degree has always been perceived as being valuable. Besides the prestige, it usually brings lower unemployment rates and higher wages. And many studies have been conducted like this one at the Washington Post, which states that “Going to college is worth it – even if you drop out”! They reinforce the notion that over one’s lifetime a college degree is worth dramatically more to the recipient, than not graduating college. But is it?… Read more about Is a College degree really worth it?
Think the Snowden problem is limited to secret government groups as the NSA, and can’t happen to you? Then you have not learned the many lessons that apply to every organization. Think again!… Read more about Are you at risk of creating a Snowden problem in your organization?