Discovering business opportunities in South Korea

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.

Increasing agility in decision-making to improve competitiveness

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.

Corporate culture and learnings from Nordic companies

Corporate culture and learnings from Nordic companies

4 February 2021 — In this interview with Forbes Korea, Reddal Senior Client Director Dr. Per Stenius, shares four key enablers of cultivating a work culture based on Nordic values, drawing implications for Korean businesses and government organizations.

Building the skills of a Chief Transformation Officer

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.

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

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.

Managing complex programs – standardize and decentralize for efficiency and agility

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.

The untapped business opportunity in Southeast Asia – productivity 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.

Market leadership in the digital and customer centric age

Market leadership in the digital and customer centric age

10 June 2020 — As enhanced customer experience, customer centricity and intimacy become increasingly common as a winning strategy across the B2B world, we argue in this article that they no longer provide sufficient and clear strategic direction to drive companies toward market leadership. We also propose a revision to a classic framework on market leaders’ value disciplines in today's digitalized business world.