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The new high - the role of technology development

2 December 2020 — In this IRAMOT 2020 keynote speech Reddal client director Dr. Per Stenius discusses the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic globally on innovation, economy and the political landscape.

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Ingen bryr sig om de finska bolagen (Nobody cares about Finnish companies)

4 November 2020 — In this interview with Forum business magazine, Reddal client director Per Stenius compares South Korea and Finland, and how in these countries the emphasis on business growth and renewal differs.

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Business in Europe for Korean companies: mid-pandemic opportunities

12 October 2020 — COVID-19 is accelerating socio-economic structural changes, supported by policies of European and Korean governments. However, given the magnitude of economic challenges, government actions are not enough.

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What is next for Korea after initial success in containing COVID-19 crisis

11 August 2020 — In this article, we analyze the success of Korean government’s immediate responses and make recommendations for Korean companies to leverage the crisis as an opportunity and fully utilize their potential.

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Achieving a collaborative and continuous strategy process

18 October 2010 — In the wake of recent market turmoil, the strategy process is again getting increased attention. There is much talk about flexibility, scenario analyses and the need for a collaborative and continuous strategy process that is integrated into operative planning and execution. However, achieving such a process requires implementation to be done in ways that have perhaps not been considered yet.

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Using a (massively) participative strategy process for corporate change – lessons learned

21 September 2012 — The competitive environment of all companies, whether large or small, is getting increasingly complex and fast-changing. To address this, the strategy process in many companies has been developed towards larger participation. Using crowdsourcing as a part of the strategy process seems to be the topic of the day among consultants advocating new approaches.

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Discovering business opportunities in South Korea

15 July 2020 — South Korea has been known as a rapidly growing prosperous economy, home to global conglomerates called chaebols. However, actual opportunities and challenges of the South Korean market remain unknown to most foreign companies. Here we discuss recent developments in the South Korean economy, and what they mean in terms of opportunities for market entry.

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Turnaround and transformation

Building the skills of a Chief Transformation Officer

18 September 2017 — In a world of continuous change, companies should turn market pressure into a change capability that becomes a competitive advantage. Appointing a chief transformation officer to comprehensively lead change itself is a solution.

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Increasing agility in decision-making to improve competitiveness

3 October 2018 — Corporations must increasingly be agile and timely decisions are critical to initiate changes. Complex organizational structures, management by consensus and unstructured decision-making processes hinder agility in decision-making.

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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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StrategyDigitizationTurnaround and transformation

What is next for Korea after initial success in containing COVID-19 crisis

11 August 2020 — In this article, we analyze the success of Korean government’s immediate responses and make recommendations for Korean companies to leverage the crisis as an opportunity and fully utilize their potential.

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Digital B2B customer portals – leveraging B2C learnings in the B2B world

15 September 2017 — With the increasing importance of customer experience across industries, B2B companies can differentiate by borrowing from the B2C playbook and simplifying their customer interface, facilitating relationship management, and developing digital customer portals.

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