Business Continuity and Supply Chain Management
- Business continuity -- is it expensive and hard? Windsor, Carl // ITNOW;Mar2006, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p12
Looks at the way business enterprises would create a business continuity plan (BCP). Risk acceptance approach to devising a BCP; Factors attributed to the increase in awareness of BCP and disaster recovery; Components of the BS7799 standard, which is a useful starting point when constructing BCP.
- Essential rules for building the year of your dreams. Goldsmith, David A.; Goldsmith, Lorrie A. // Business Journal (Central New York);12/12/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 50, p18
Discusses rules in planning for the future direction of a company. Use of the business plan as a daily directive tool; Incorporation of strategic and tactical elements in the plan; Ensuring the flexibility of the plan; Tips in establishing rules in designing a business plan.
- Realism, execution key to turning your plan into reality. McShane, Peter K. // Business Journal (Central New York);1/14/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p26
Discusses ways of turning business plans into reality. Common problem of setting goals that are unrealistic and unachievable; Importance of realism in business planning; Value of setting realistic goals and following up on action items by periodically reviewing progress.
- Real world response to business continuity. // ITNOW;Mar2006, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p8
Looks at the way business enterprises would achieve a real world business continuity solution. Methods that businesses can employ to maximize the chances of critical business processes operating at acceptable levels following disruption; Factor that is considered to be the most commonly...
- Replicating the Business Strategy of Others. Stephens, R. Todd // DM Review;Mar2006, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p24
This article explores the business strategy of several companies. Business models convert technology to economic value-add components by adding innovation to the economic model of the business itself. The companies are Dell, IBM, Harley Davidson, Lowes, Dutch Boy, Home Depot, Intel, Starbucks,...
- John P. Kotter: Opportunity in Crises. // MWorld;Winter2008/2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p33
The article discusses the significance of implementing change by business enterprises which will help them address the impact of the economic crisis. It reveals that adopting change provides an opportunity for businesses to evaluate operations and create strategies to enhance corporate...
- La performance des entreprises est-elle liÃ©e au style de pouvoir du dirigeant?: Une Ã©tude Ã partir des PME camerounaises. Evina, Jean-François Ngok // Revue des Sciences de Gestion;mar/avr2008, Issue 230, p79
The present research interests itself to the influence of the leader's power on the performance of the enterprise. The survey carries on 56 Cameroonian enterprises belonging to various sectors of activity. The investigation rests an hypothetico-deductive method. Results of this work show that...
- "The End Game" Exactly What Does That Mean? Johnson, Rick // Supply House Times;Jul2006, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p150
The article discusses the concept of the end game which is defined in business terms as strategic planning. The end game is the beginning of a long-term strategic planning, and strategic planning is a management tool that supports fundamental decisions and actions that shape and guide what an...
- LINKAGE, LEVERAGE AND LEADERSHIP DRIVE SUCCESSFUL TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION. Roberts, Edward B. // Research Technology Management;May/Jun2004, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p9
Focuses on primary issues related to technology management in large business enterprises. Linkage of technology to business strategy; Leverage; Technological leadership.