Superior value creation is about creating alpha – nothing else
The financial crisis has changed the conditions for private equity. This calls for a new mindset that prioritises strategic and operational improvements.
Strategy is not complex. The best strategies are simple because of their insightful and clearly articulated choices about the future. But making choices and executing the strategy is hard.
Net working capital
By reducing the net working capital (NWC), you release funds for investments and new growth opportunities. Beyond these effects, NWC reduction will also improve logistic processes and increase your stakeholders’ enterprise value.
The role of finance is changing. But aligning finance strategy with corporate cross-functional strategic initiatives can be a multifaceted challenge.
Strategy as a driver of real change and effect
The world has become more dynamic, complex, and globally connected, and organisations are becoming more and more knowledge-intensive. This makes strategic capability a key driver of long-term performance and value creation.
Strategy as Transformation
When a butterfly flaps its wings in Denmark, the ultimate consequence may be that it triggers a hurricane in the Caribbean months later. This was one of the more spectacular conclusions that followed in the wake of the discovery that complex systems, such as the atmosphere, are extremely sensitive to the slightest change in the system’s initial conditions.
Strategy as design, not problem-solving
At Implement Consulting Group, we recently co-hosted a strategy session with Roger Martin in New York. It was designed as a “learning lab” that brought together executives from some of the largest US and Scandinavian companies to discuss how to rethink and improve the way that companies make strategic choices.