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Firm purpose. Seven options.

I’d highly recommend Jordan Furlong‘s new book, “Law is a Buyer’s Market – Building a Client-First Law Firm”.

Furlong argues that firms should answer ‘the why?’ question with a statement around creating client success. 324 more words

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Strategy Management for Education in Cameroon

Developing any project requires a strategy, even if it is to have no strategy. The effective choice of strategy is not simply posting alternative options and throwing darts at them. 2,001 more words


7 key enablers of smart collaboration

In January 2017, Harvard professor and ex-McKinsey consultant, Heidi Gardner, published Smart Collaboration. The book describes the results of her 10-year study into the benefits of collaboration in professional service firms. 676 more words

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Innovation for sceptics

Many professional service firms have innovation as a key strategic theme. At the front-end of most innovation processes, is the step of generating fresh, creative, out-of-the-box ideas. 535 more words

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Is 2017 the year the fat smoker quits?

Eleven years ago David Maister published a brilliant article on the barriers to strategic change in professional service firms. In Strategy and the Fat Smoker… 871 more words

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5 takeaways from teaching management at the Melbourne Law School

“The best way to learn is to teach.”

I had the privilege and pleasure to present the Management for Professionals subject on the Melbourne Law Masters program over this past week. 521 more words

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European Union and Iran: Turning the Page?

By Elbay Alibayov

On 25 October, the European Parliament passed a resolution on the EU strategy towards Iran. It is a comprehensive document consisting of five sections under a preamble: (a) political dialogue, (b) trade & economy, (c) sectoral cooperation, (d) regional security, and (e) socio-economic issues, rule of law, democracy and human rights. 2,027 more words