Archive for the 'Business Case' Category

What Keeps Your CEO Awake?

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Annual surveys by The Conference Board (CB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ask hundreds of CEOs to identify their top business priorities. In 2011, both surveys found very similar results. The Conference Board identified and ranked the following priorities: Business growth Talent development Cost optimization Innovation Government regulations It is not surprising that all of the challenges […]

Book Review – That Used To Be Us

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

“That Used to Be Us”, by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2011) (Listen to the authors’ introduction) America, considered the world’s dominant political, economic, cultural and philanthropic force for most of the twentieth century, is struggling to remain a superpower. Since the end of the Cold War, the nature of […]