Bootstrapping as a business strategy

Bootstrapping as a business strategy

Bootstrapping is a technique used by individuals in business to overcome obstacles, achieve goals and make improvements through organic, self-sustainable means with no assistance from outside. It basically means to found or start a business using personal assets (such as savings, sweat equity, low operating costs, and fast cash sales turnaround) in the absence of […]

Should you rely on internal or external strategy experts? Part 3: How to combine them for best results

How to work with internal and external strategy consultants

Strategic planning and the related tasks can be challenging activities for any organization – small or large. Some are large enough to have a team of internal strategy experts. Others rely on external consultants. This part of my article series discusses how to make the best choice between internal and external strategy experts and how […]

Einkommensbericht Themanager.org und Eddielogic.com für Dezember 2015

Seiten-Sitzung-Nov-15

An dieser Stelle veröffentliche ich die Einkommensberichte unserer englischsprachigen Webprojekte Themanager.org und Eddielogic.com. Alle Daten beziehen sich auf beide Webseiten in Summe, da sie für uns ein gemeinsames Projekt darstellen. Nachtrag November 2015 Der Bericht für November ist aus Zeitgründen leider entfallen. Eine Entwicklung möchte ich hier jedoch nachträglich erwähnen. Auf Themanager.org war ein deutlicher […]

Should you rely on internal or external strategy experts? Part 2: The pros and cons of external strategy consultants

Pros and cons of external strategy consultants

Strategic planning and the related tasks can be challenging activities for any organization – small or large. Some are large enough to have a team of internal strategy experts. Others rely on external consultants. This part of my article series discusses the advantages and downsides of external strategy consultants.

Should you rely on internal or external strategy experts? Part 1: The important role of in-house strategy experts

Pros and cons of internal and external strategy experts

Strategic planning and the related tasks can be challenging activities for any organization – small or large. Some are large enough to have a team of internal strategy experts. Others rely on external consultants. Other options are to delegate strategy-related tasks to a member of the management team or to skip it at all (which […]

Porters Five Forces – content, application, and critique

The Porters Five Forces model determines competitiveness and attractiveness of an industry

The model of the Five Competitive Forces was developed by Michael E. Porter in his book „Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance“ in 1980. Since than it has become an important tool for analyzing an organizations industry structure in strategic processes. The Porters Five Forces model is actually one of the best-known tools for […]

Einkommensbericht Themanager.org und Eddielogic.com für Oktober 2015

Daten-Okt-15

An dieser Stelle veröffentliche ich die Einkommensberichte unserer englischsprachigen Webprojekte Themanager.org und Eddielogic.com. Alle Daten beziehen sich auf beide Webseiten in Summe, da sie für uns ein gemeinsames Projekt darstellen: Thematisch befassen sich beide Seiten mit strategischer Planung und strategischem Management. Auf Themanager.org veröffentlichen wir eher Fachartikel und akzeptieren auch Gastautoren. Eddielogic.com ist als klassisches […]