Ensuring outsourcing will have the desired outcome involves appropriate due diligence before signing a contract. Raconteur has some top tips for making the process as smooth as possible
Effective business strategy can trigger explosive growth and need not always be complex
It is the most overused term in business and innovation also has a darker, underexplored downside
Mat Shore is an innovation consultant with Outside In, helping brands such as Coca-Cola, GE, Philips and Citrix develop new products. Charles Orton-Jones asked him why he’s so sceptical about innovation
What would the perfect business look like and does it help, when formulating a strategy, to know?
Chris Cooper, president of the Management Consultancies Association, and founder and head of Challenge Consulting, sets out priorities for business leaders in the year ahead
How to draw up a company strategy and business plan may vary, depending on the organisation and individuals involved, but the aim remains the same
Laura Doughty, director of strategy and operations consulting, and Hilary Jeffery, director of strategy+ at AECOM technology corporation, discuss moving on from austerity with the next generation of effectiveness