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Myths and Misrepresentations About Income Inequality

One of the main pillars supporting the income inequality debate has been found to be seriously flawed throwing doubt onto the claim that the rich are getting richer. In addition, there is much confusion in the public discourse when politicians talk about the wealthiest Americans. Income is not wealth — and the whole tax controversy is about income taxes.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Compensation , Operations , Talent Management July 26 2012

How to Get the Most from Your Chief Supply Chain Officer

Supply chain management is no longer just about reducing costs.

John Kador Magazine articles , Operations , Supply Chain/Logistics July 13 2012

How Procurement Innovation Can Drive Productivity Gains

A recent McKinsey study identifies technology innovations in supply chain integration as the ideal path to productivity gains necessary for increased competitiveness. Procurement is an easy way to start.

William Gindlesperger Leadership & Strategy , Operations June 23 2012

GE’s Jeff Immelt Says U.S. Companies Have the Capability to Compete Globally

When Jeff Immelt took control of GE as CEO in 2001, 70 percent of the company’s business was domestic. Today 65 percent is derived from outside the U.S. As a result, Immelt is pushing for American companies to become more competitive in world markets— something he believes whole-heartedly can be done. Here’s what the GE CEO had to say about interational operations and the effort to get more U.S. companies in the game.

JP Donlon Global Business , Leadership & Strategy , Outsourcing May 10 2012

Does Your Company Outsource Too Much (like GE)?

“In some areas we have outsourced too much,” General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt acknowledged in a speech as he announced [...]

JP Donlon Operations , Outsourcing May 3 2012
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So, You Want to be a Multinational?

Global expansion comes with global risk. As more and more firms expand their supply chains into high-risk emerging markets – often using networks of vendors and agents to rapidly put boots on the ground in these regions – they are increasingly exposed to the kinds of fraud risks that can sink their global aspirations.

David Riker Global Business , Operations , Supply Chain/Logistics December 2 2011

It’s All About Removing Hassles: Demand

When it comes to creating demand, it’s not the first mover that wins, it’s the first to create and capture the emotional space in the market, what the author refers to as the “magnetic”.

Bob Donnelly Operations November 25 2011
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The Payback Potential of Power

Most CEOs know the exact cost of their IT or healthcare spending, yet most don’t know the costs associated with [...]

Chris Curtis Budgeting , Corporate Finance , Operations November 21 2011

The 21st Century Demands a Combination of the Demand and the Supply Chain

What if you could bring the discipline and precision of process, structure and metrics to the demand side of your business in the same way you use them on the supply side of your business? And, what if the results continuously increased revenues, margins, and profits?

Rick Kash and David Calhoun Operations , Supply Chain/Logistics November 9 2011

Ensuring Product Integrity and Trust in Your Supply Chain

Although manufacturers may not have a legal duty to police their distributors for counterfeit products, they have an economic interest in doing so. But for now, the best protection consumers have against falling victim to counterfeit trade is the ensure, to the best of their ability, that all of their purchases are made through manufacturer-authorized channels.

Geoffrey R. Kaiser Operations , Supply Chain/Logistics October 5 2011

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