New Product Strategy and Links with Corporate Strategy: Sustainable NPD occurs when it is integrated and linked to an overall business strategy. A well articulated strategic vision and a strategy to achieve that vision provide product planners and product developers with direction on which products to pursue.
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This webinar will introduce problem solving by category of complexity and discuss techniques and methods used for each category. We will discuss and describe the phases of basic problem solving, including developing a problem statement, SMART goal, root cause analysis, and implementing sustainable solutions. Tools and techniques used and proven to ensure successful outcomes and sustainable solutions for problem solving will be discussed and defined.
Every community maintains some stable features that enable its stakeholders to identify it as distinct from other communities and from its environment. Communities have many built-in mechanisms to insure this stability. In a continuously changing environment, change becomes inevitable over time. Long living communities learn to carefully balance stability and change. In this talk we will describe some of the mechanisms that work toward and against change and discuss ways of dealing with them to improve the chances of long term success.
Take the surprisingly accurate three-minute quiz and discover whether you are an enterprising crocodile, a strategic lion, a risk-taking mongoose or another one of the “Serengeti Seven.” Learn to develop your own strongest survival skill and identify and understand the strengths of those you work with – all while having fun and developing an extraordinary team
The “Sustainable Development” concept is sweeping across the entire world involving almost all social, economic, cultural, educational and political institutions. It is now unrealistic to think of running a program or project without a plan for its sustainability. The current economic and financial crisis plaguing world economies have a been a litmus on their sustainability and long-term viability of many banks and other financial institutions and this has had some dramatic effects in the implementation of projects sponsored by these financial institutions.
Join Kris to learn how Sustainable Strategy adds Value, Engagement and Power. Gain new skills in how to assess your organizational readiness to adopt sustainable strategy including a better understanding of the different stages of the sustainability journey. Join Kris to learn how Sustainable Strategy adds Value, Engagement and Power. Gain new skills in how to assess your organizational readiness to adopt sustainable strategy including a better understanding of the different stages of the sustainability journey. Learn how to engage the Board and the C Suite through demonstrating alignment between sustainable strategy and business value creation.
The webinar introduces a framework and process that serve as the bridge for developing and managing a shared vision of sustainability. The Compass of Sustainability is the framework which allows teams to focus on four critical criteria for long term project success: North is Nature, South is Society, East is Economy and West is Wellbeing.
We will review trends and examples of what multinational corporations are focused on and how they are approaching the design and implementation of sustainability strategies.