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Exploring new growth paths for technology SMEs

26 July 2019 — Reddal Client Director, Dr. Per Stenius, was invited to speak on real life technology transfer experiences and insights into new growth paths for technology SMEs at APCTT Regional Workshop 2019, India.

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Optimizing sales managers’ role in digital sales transformations

23 May 2019 — B2B organizations undergoing sales transformations tend to focus on improving digital tools and training for salespeople with insufficient guidance for sales managers. In this article, we discuss typical challenges in managing sales and what it takes for sales managers to both support and succeed personally in digital transformations.

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Amidst the critical changes in Iranian economy can lie new opportunities

18 December 2018 — In light of the critical changes the Iranian economy has undergone recently, we look in this short update into the different developments and new opportunities these changes are bringing about.

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Exploring new growth path for Asian Pacific Technology SMEs

6 November 2018 — Reddal Client Director, Dr. Per Stenius, was invited to speak on internationalization of technology SMEs at the “Innovation Summit & International Conference on Technology Transfer and Internationalization of Technology-based Businesses".

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Reddal Talks: Breaking out of a gridlocked industry

6 November 2017 — Companies in traditional industries often face a gridlock with low growth and a saturated market. Unless decisive moves are taken by the management, breaking out of this cycle is challenging.

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Utilizing an agile structural approach in process development

23 October 2017 — To avoid the embarrassment of failed process development or ERP system, combining agile approach with process structure should be used. This article provides a practical way to solve the core problem behind the failures – how to reach the employee buy-in.

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Beyond reporting – developing the CFO role to create value in SMEs

21 July 2017 — SMEs have limited resources and CFOs are often unable to spend enough time on strategic initiatives. Our simple framework is a tool to develop the finance function to enable CFOs to participate more actively in strategic initiatives and maintain a high-level perspective.

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Driving Vietnam’s economic growth – the role of private equity

25 May 2017 — Reddal was invited as a speaker to “AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum Vietnam 2017” in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam on May 25, 2017. We presented results from our on-going work on how venture capital and private equity is affecting growth in various countries.

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Defining Iran’s path for growth – the role of private equity

7 December 2016 — Reddal was invited as a keynote speaker to “the 6th international conference on management of technology”, organized by IRAMOT and held in Tehran, Iran, on December 6-8, 2016. We presented results from our on-going work on how venture capital and private equity is affecting growth in various countries.

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Capturing the private equity value creation opportunity among mid-cap SMEs

31 August 2016 — We present some early results from our recent study into Korean private equity, and in particular the mid-cap SME sector. The Korean economy needs to find a new path to growth, and SMEs must play a major role.

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Lessons learned from policy support for academic-industry collaborative startups in Finland

23 July 2014 — We review lessons learned from the development of Finland’s venture capital and private equity ecosystem development, and what insights this could provide to South Korean government.

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Improving decision-making by including uncertainty in budgets

14 April 2014 — Quantifying and estimating project and investment results are very important for financial planning, investment comparison and decision making purposes. However, business is always conducted in an uncertain environment while financial planning is commonly done using single-value revenue and cost-side estimates, which managers assess using rules of thumb. In this article, we present an approach where the best, base and the worst case scenarios are used to improve the estimates.

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Towards more strategic cost management

22 March 2013 — The prolonged global economic downturn has enforced continuous waves of restructuring across industries. Unfortunately, many have selected an easy approach and initiated “across the board” cuts without clear choices on what to cut and where to invest. In this article, we explain why and how a more strategic approach should be considered.

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Valuing a business in 30 minutes for quick insights

14 December 2012 — Although valuation is complex, in some situations a quick review is adequate to get an idea of the company’s value, key drivers to increase value or what is fundamentally expected of a business’ performance given a certain value, for example an asking price of a business up for sale. This article discusses the approach for conducting a quick basic valuation of a business.

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