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The Hidden Value of the COO

Chief Operating Officers (COOs) tend to be unsung heroes. By concentrating on the day-to-day running of an organisation, usually across a range of functions, the COO’s shape-shifting abilities creates time and space for a CEO to focus on strategy and their outward, public facing duties. In many ways, the role can be the ideal training ground for taking on the top job. (read more)

Leading Breakthrough Innovation

No executive team wants to experience its own ‘Kodak moment’, whereby a tried and trusted business model is rendered obsolete. That’s why incremental innovation, where a company invests in improving products and services, won’t be enough to protect its long-term market position. The real alchemy lies in creating a culture which provides a continual stream of fresh ideas that have the potential to transform an entire industry. (read more)

Winning Strategies for Asia

The scale and pace at which markets across Asia are growing can leave you breathless. For both indigenous and foreign corporates, the pressure is on to move fast, whether it’s responding to urbanisation, creating new technology or simply meeting customer demand. It all presents a rigorous test for executive teams as they are expected to devise winning strategies in a complex, competitive landscape where talent is in short supply. (read more)

5 Ways to Tackle Cyber Crime

While organisations are spending significant amounts of money trying to keep cyber criminals at bay, financial investment alone won’t be enough to deter governments, hacktivists or nefarious gangs, nor will it prevent carelessness among employees. Increasingly, it’s apparent that senior executives need to step up and take the lead, and ensure everyone within the organisation knows the part they must play in creating a truly effective defence. (read more)