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The importance of knowing who to influence and how

I am sat in a conference room having just announced how the portfolio investment decisions are to be made across the IT division of a multinational pharmaceutical company for the coming year and there is stony silence all around me and on the conference phone.  1,312 more words

Change Management

Developing A Salient Relationship with Stakeholders

A less-bureaucratic, hierarchal relationship, that is based on moral commitment to stakeholders, may benefit long-term understanding and solution of stakeholder claims, according to the article “From Silent to Salient Stakeholders: A Study of Coffee Cooperative and the Dynamic of Social Relationships,” published in the journal Business & Society, coauthored by Anabella Davila, a research professor and the leader of the Strategy and Management in Emerging Economies Research Group at EGADE Business School, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico and Christiane Molina, professor at the Undergraduate School of Business, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico State Campus.

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Three things to think about when preparing your company for a ‘growth by acquisition’ strategy

At the risk of sounding trite, the opportunities for successful acquirers have never been as great as they are now nor the risks higher! The market generally views with suspicion those who would target growth through deals as their primary vehicle (the Valeant and SunEddison story is another in the litany of M&A disasters…see here for my… 660 more words

Mergers & Acquisitions

5 Steps to Facilitate a Sprint Planning Meeting in JIRA


This post details how to use JIRA as a tool to facilitate and lead Sprint Planning meetings. Have the development team, product owner, and scrum master present. 574 more words


The Fan Engagement interview: Jay McKenna, Spirit of Shankly

Those who know me will know that my aim as someone who works in football is for clubs, fans and the authorities to understand each other better, and for them to be able to have much better and more productive dialogue, and more meaningful relationships. 2,748 more words

Fan Engagement

Demystifying Project Success

Have you found yourself managing projects when your primary role is NOT a project manager? As a friend and co-worker once said, “Life IS a Project.” Regardless of your role at work or at home, there are always projects to be accomplished.  895 more words

Project Excellence

When does a shareholder vote become a distraction rather than a real test of governance?

I’m struck by a couple of transactions in the last 6 months which have some unusual characteristics….and absolutely demonstrate the passive nature of both institutional and retail shareholders these days. 290 more words

Mergers & Acquisitions