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THE 5-STAR BLOGS

BIG PICTURE vs REAL PICTURE – What is Required for Business Transformations?
Global shipping is a very cut-throat business where you can make a lot of money just by buying and selling ships[...]
Plethora In Social Networks Are Mind Boggling
Facebook & Twitter are the dominant gorillas on social network. Whole gaming networks and other apps have cropped up-to services[...]
Business Networks Ranges Into Trillions of Dollars
How big are the business networks we are discussing? One estimate puts the combined worth of these supply networks into[...]
Fresh Thinking For New Business Models
Old Business Models are Getting Redundant When General Motors filed for Chapter XI protection in 2008, it also marked the[...]
The Newest Way To Make Your Business Network Great
In his book The 5-STAR Business Network (http://bit.ly/5-STARBN), Vivek Sood mentions the concept of synchronicity, and focus on Carl Jung’s perception of[...]
Understanding And Using Resistance – In Business Transformations Using SCM 3.0
19 years ago, when studying for MBA, our Professor in Change Management, Dexter Dunphy told us that Change Management is[...]
Will Amazon Meet Its Waterloo In India
Sooner or later every empire builder starts a campaign which is too ambitious, too audacious and too resource sapping. That[...]
The Value Of Loyalty?
I would not have known who Ed Catmull was, except for a passage in Steve Jobs’ biography by Walter Isaacson.Ed[...]
10 Ways To Create Value Through Your Business Network
The key to realising value in your business is to use your business network. The marketplace has moved on from[...]
What Two African Entrepreneurs Have Learnt From Amazon.Com – Globalization In Action Serving Humanity
Boasting exponential growth since its inception in 2012, Jumia became the first e-commerce site to bring the coveted Play Station[...]
Your Business Network Is Your Business’ Net Worth
--- Excerpted from the introduction of THE 5-STAR BUSINESS NETWORK Business Network is now the engine of the society and[...]
A Great Man Knows His Own Limitations
This picture prompted me to write the blog post. Like many other people, I am a great admirer of Steve[...]
Create A High Profile Internal Team To Identify Best Practices And Embed A Cost Conscious Culture
By Doug Hudgeon The Cost Reduction Tip In this tip I discuss embedding a cost conscious culture where you have[...]
Upgrading Your Supply Chain to the Next Level? One Point that (Nearly) Everyone Misses
The meeting room was as sparsely appointed as most meeting rooms used for supplier meetings these days. There were no[...]
The Single Biggest Mistake in Business Transformations
If I have seen it once, I have seen it a hundred times.  A new person is brought in with[...]
How Organizational Silos Can Ruin Your Supply Chain
Organizational silos are based on the division of labor, on organizing the labor in such a way that each individual[...]
Do Not Topple The Global Economy Mr Trump
I have nothing against you President Trump. I have nothing for you either. But, when I heard of the directive[...]
Will Alibaba And Its 40 Million Accomplices Ride Roughshod Over Corporate America?
Now that all the factories have moved to China (or some such places as Vietnam, Bangladesh, Taiwan), and all the[...]
How To Find a Job
This blog post is relatively small and simple. Yet, as you will see, it is of immense use to anyone[...]
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