Kilcourse, Brian
July 2006
Chain Store Age;Jul2006 Supplement, Vol. 82, p37A
Trade Publication
The article stresses the importance of evolution to the success of business enterprises. Businesses that are most responsive and adaptable to changes in their environments survive. The rate of change overwhelms many companies' ability to plan adequately and respond quickly. While businesses learned by doing in the past, change makes it more difficult. Companies are impacted by changes caused by globalization and geopolitical influences. But businesses should see them as opportunities. Companies need to change their strategies and must learn before doing. INSET: The Ecosystem Is a Community.


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