Crisis management in the age of extreme uncertainty

Crisis management in the age of extreme uncertainty

11 August 2020 — It is still too early to say who is right and wrong in the aftermath of COVID-19, but the pandemic provides a unique opportunity to analyze the dynamics that influence how nations respond to a common threat. In this article, we provide an in-depth analysis of how Vietnam handled the first wave of the pandemic and propose a framework for business leaders to draft a crisis response and enhance their organization’s resilience in a crisis.

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.

Manufacturers, make your brand portfolio work again in China

Manufacturers, make your brand portfolio work again in China

6 July 2020 — Consolidating Reddal’s learnings in China from the past few years, this article shares some observations on the dynamics of industrial goods market segmentation. It offers a continuous and iterative approach for industrial players to respond to these changing market aspects by revising their brand portfolio strategy.

Capturing the neglected consumption growth potential in China

Capturing the neglected consumption growth potential in China

29 June 2020 — Based on Reddal’s work in China over the past few years and recent insights, this article shares different realities around Chinese consumers and shares potential actions to tap into uncovered consumer potential in China.

When traditional manufacturers encounter digital disruptors: collaborate and compete on industrial digital solutions

When traditional manufacturers encounter digital disruptors: collaborate and compete on industrial digital solutions

23 June 2020 — The market landscape of traditional manufacturing companies has been facing large scale digital disruptions. This article discusses the patterns of disruption and suggests a potential response strategy.

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.

SMEs and national economic development

SMEs and national economic development

12 February 2020 — Reddal Client Director, Dr. Per Stenius, was invited to speak about the impact of SMEs on national economic development at the APEC Public-Private Dialogue “Capitalize on Research and Development” 2020 in Malaysia.

Policy ecosystem for strengthening innovation capacities

Policy ecosystem for strengthening innovation capacities

13 December 2019 — Reddal Client Director, Dr. Per Stenius, was invited to speak about how countries can strengthen innovation capabilities through a policy ecosystem at APCTT International Conference 2019, Malaysia.