The value chain is widely discussed by academics and
practitioners. Among the numerous issues to be resolved
one is of pressing importance; where in an industry value
chain should the individual firm operate. The ...
“I keep Six Honest Serving Men, (They taught me all I
know), their names are What and Why and When, And How
and Where and Who.” Egan (1998) reminds us how
important these characters are in their role of ‘life long
The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which
cash flow management, the value of the organisation, and
strategic decision making are correlated. A cash flow
model is proposed based upon four levels of ...
Magretta (2002) suggests, using the example of American
Express in the nineteenth century, that: " a successful
business model represents a better way than the existing
alternatives. It may offer more value to a discrete ...
The 21st century is well underway and already the future is becoming clear. The opportunities confronting business organisations include; new high added-value product-services, new business models, new approaches to ...
As business organisations move toward network structures,
and virtual models replace vertical organisations (or begin
to become part of them), it is time to consider the role of
logistics management in light of these ...
The global business environment is changing rapidly. Among the many changes are a number of challenges; one important change being the increase in inter-organisational relationship management and the challenge being – how ...
Supply chain management would appear to be at the end of
its lifecycle. Customers of all types are expressing
preferences based upon some degree of product-service
differentiation and not simply on cost. The growing