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Learnings from the Peter Pan Syndrome

22 December 2016 — South Korea has long been hailed as the growth miracle of the east. Yet, currently its economy is weak, and its industrial titans seem to be unable to carry the burden of the nation’s growth. The shadow of chaebols also lies heavily on the SME sector.

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Sales growth

Boosting sales performance management through iterative lean start-up type approach

20 December 2016 — Improving sales performance management is a straightforward way to focus efforts where they can bring most value. Developing sales performance management through lean start-up type methodology can help companies leverage existing growth opportunities more effectively without wasting resources.

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Financial performanceM&A and divestmentsStrategy

Defining Iran’s path for growth – the role of private equity

7 December 2016 — Reddal was invited as a keynote speaker to “the 6th international conference on management of technology”, organized by IRAMOT and held in Tehran, Iran, on December 6-8, 2016. We presented results from our on-going work on how venture capital and private equity is affecting growth in various countries.

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CEO interviews

Interview: Entrepreneurship, government policy and the role of large corporations in Korea and Finland

19 October 2016 — Per Stenius was interviewed this week by Korean SBS media channel for a program on entrepreneurship, government policy and the role of large corporations in Korea and Finland alongside other experts and organizations.

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Sales growth

Implementing dynamic pricing for smart revenue management

19 December 2014 — Dynamic pricing is a revenue management process where the products or services are priced differently depending on the current demand and supply conditions in the market. This article describes how dynamic pricing can be utilized to improve the top line – from setting up the objectives to execution of revenue management.

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Financial performanceSales growthNew business building

From pricing theories to concrete analyses, decisions and actions

20 June 2012 — Everyone acknowledges that pricing is a key contributor for business results. However, pricing is much more than setting up a right price level. This article gives an overview on how pricing analytics should be done, what are the key decision points in a pricing model and what must be taken into account to ensure a successful implementation of a pricing model.

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New business building

Discovering business opportunities in South Korea

30 December 2011 — South Korea is known as a rapidly growing prosperous economy, home to global conglomerates called chaebols. However, the actual opportunities and challenges of the South Korean market remain unknown to most foreign companies. Yet recent developments in the South Korean economy are opening new opportunities for foreign companies. Understanding the South Korean economy, its opportunities and future direction is thus a very timely subject.

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New business buildingSales growthProductivity improvement

The untapped business opportunity in Southeast Asia – productivity improvement

30 March 2016 — Low productivity is the main challenge facing Southeast Asian economies. There is a macroeconomic imperative to boost productivity but implementation is difficult. In this article, we address automation, efficiency and human capital development as key new business development areas in the region.

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Turnaround and transformation

Building the skills of a Chief Transformation Officer

20 December 2013 — The speed of change has increased significantly across industries for example due to more advanced and affordable technologies. This implies an unprecedented need for renewal. For the management and the Chief Strategy Officer, it means a need to define a clear vision and story for the strategic journey, emphasize change management and communications in program management, and measure transformation related metrics in addition to financial ones.

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Digitization

Digital health - disrupting healthcare technology and democratizing health care services

31 May 2016 — Health care is traditionally a very conservative and slow-moving industry, while IT technology that can potentially benefit this industry is growing at a faster speed than ever before. Digital technology is disrupting health care and shifting its structure.

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Program managementTurnaround and transformation

Managing complex programs – standardize and decentralize for efficiency and agility

28 March 2016 — In complex projects and programs, the choice of operating model (structure, processes and tools) is a key driver of success and execution efficiency. This article presents the evolution of a particularly complex technology program from a top-heavy organization to an agile “divisional” (self-contained) structure

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Sales growthM&A and divestments

Using systematic bolt-on acquisitions to drive growth

21 June 2011 — Companies seeking growth often balance between growing through organic business development, and inorganic growth through mergers and acquisitions. Organic development is slow, as it takes time to develop and launch new products and technologies, a new business line or broader geographic presence. Programmatic “bolt-on” acquisitions provide an alternative value creation path with manageable risk.

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