The Newest Way To Make Your Business Network Great

Business Network

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 it. The concept of synchronicity has a specific definition in Carl Jung’s mind. For him, it is a causal connection of two or more psycho-physic phenomena. He started to use this word in the 1920s […]

A Company Is Known By The Company It Keeps – 2

Company

There I was – stranded at the Heathrow Airport again – and cursing myself for trusting British Airways and Heathrow once more. [pullquote align=”left”]However, when it comes to its alliance partners, Qantas leaves a lot to be desired. [/pullquote]Every time I fly out of Australia to Europe, I face a choice – whether to fly […]

Do Not Topple The Global Economy Mr Trump

Global Economy

I have nothing against you President Trump. I have nothing for you either. But, when I heard of the directive to manufacture  iPhones in USA, I had to write this post. This is one of the weakest ideas I have heard from Supply Chain point of view, and I am not indulging in a political […]

The Rare Art Supply Chain of Getting Rapid Results

Rare Art Supply Chain

The Rare Art Supply Chain of Getting Rapid Results I was in a meeting with one of my clients who was one of the top 3 executives in a large company, The Rare Art Supply Chain of Getting Rapid Results and he was telling me his experience from a recent corporate retreat, where 24 of […]

A Great Man Knows His Own Limitations

Own Limitations

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 Jobs – his integrity, his passion and his sense of design. This picture prompted me to write the blog post. Like many other people, I am a great […]

Why Supply Chain Models have to Change

Business Models, Supply Chain Models have to Change

About More Supply Chain Models In his book The 5-STAR Business Network (http://bit.ly/5-STARBN), Vivek Sood exposes the results of his researches on the organizational structure of companies. Companies used to follow the model of a traditional organization structure as in the following figure: Why Supply Chain Models have to change However, the global business world […]

The Newest Supply Chain Model

Newest Supply Chain Model

In the traditional business world, relations between organisations were different from what they are today. Collaboration between organisations – if there was collaboration – used to follow a linear model. In fact, when several organisations had to collaborate, they used to do it through a very linear model, with traditional supplier-buyer relationships. This model is […]

How to Maximise Both Supply Chain Efficiency And Effectiveness At The Same Time

Supply Chain Efficiency

In his book The 5-STAR Business Network (http://bit.ly/5-STARBN), Vivek Sood talks about prophecies coming from an article written in the Harvard Business Review in 1999. About More Supply Chain Efficiency  Although this article was written almost 15 years ago, the authors, John Hagel III and Marc Singer, were very forward thinking about companies. In fact, […]

How to Manage Complexity While Expanding Your Business

Manage Complexity

Supply Chain Complexity We have to admit that the world has become more and more complex over the past centuries, and it is even truer for the past decades! We are interested in business and it is not less obvious about it. Interaction and interconnectivity between people are a proof of this increasing complexity in […]