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Business in Europe for Korean companies: mid-pandemic opportunities

12 October 2020 — COVID-19 is accelerating socio-economic structural changes, supported by policies of European and Korean governments. However, given the magnitude of economic challenges, government actions are not enough.

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What is next for Korea after initial success in containing COVID-19 crisis

11 August 2020 — In this article, we analyze the success of Korean government’s immediate responses and make recommendations for Korean companies to leverage the crisis as an opportunity and fully utilize their potential.

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Crisis management in the age of extreme uncertainty

11 August 2020 — It is still too early to say who is right and wrong in the aftermath of COVID-19, but the pandemic provides a unique opportunity to analyze the dynamics that influence how nations respond to a common threat. In this article, we provide an in-depth analysis of how Vietnam handled the first wave of the pandemic and propose a framework for business leaders to draft a crisis response and enhance their organization’s resilience in a crisis.

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Manufacturers, make your brand portfolio work again in China

6 July 2020 — Consolidating Reddal’s learnings in China from the past few years, this article shares some observations on the dynamics of industrial goods market segmentation. It offers a continuous and iterative approach for industrial players to respond to these changing market aspects by revising their brand portfolio strategy.

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When traditional manufacturers encounter digital disruptors: collaborate and compete on industrial digital solutions

23 June 2020 — The market landscape of traditional manufacturing companies has been facing large scale digital disruptions. This article discusses the patterns of disruption and suggests a potential response strategy.

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Market leadership in the digital and customer centric age

10 June 2020 — As enhanced customer experience, customer centricity and intimacy become increasingly common as a winning strategy across the B2B world, we argue in this article that they no longer provide sufficient and clear strategic direction to drive companies toward market leadership. We also propose a revision to a classic framework on market leaders’ value disciplines in today's digitalized business world.

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Digital transformation: The interplay of explorative and exploitative capability development

20 May 2020 — When responding to the digital disruption, finding balance between radical and explorative trials and incremental and exploitative developments is key in unlocking the full potential of digitalization.

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Managing the challenges throughout corporate digital transformation

30 April 2020 — Consolidating Reddal’s observations and learnings on corporate digital transformation subject via 2018-2020, this article discusses the identified challenges and provides suggested actions to maximize the return of digital transformation.

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Digital transformation in asset-intensive businesses

13 December 2019 — Digital transformation is fundamentally changing the business operations. Front-runners demonstrate how new business models and value creation opportunities are enabled by successful adoption of digital technologies, encouraging other firms to change too.

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Reddal Talks: Outlook on Vietnam

1 November 2017 — FDI attraction, export growth and a thriving consumer market have been characteristics of the Vietnamese growth story but what is next for this emerging market in South-East Asia? We discuss the prospect of the Vietnamese economy, possible setbacks and potential remedies.

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Building the skills of a Chief Transformation Officer

18 September 2017 — In a world of continuous change, companies should turn market pressure into a change capability that becomes a competitive advantage. Appointing a chief transformation officer to comprehensively lead change itself is a solution.

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Managing complex programs – standardize and decentralize for efficiency and agility

28 March 2016 — In complex projects and programs, the choice of operating model (structure, processes and tools) is a key driver of success and execution efficiency. This article presents the evolution of a particularly complex technology program from a top-heavy organization to an agile “divisional” (self-contained) structure

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Strategies for driving the transformation in the software industry

16 March 2013 — Traditionally, software companies have been purely focusing on developing software and selling it to consumers or businesses. However, during the past five years, app stores and cloud computing have changed the industry logic. Software companies can no longer rely on plain software sales, as the business models have evolved to providing services and solutions.

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Securing strategy implementation through iterative operating model design

21 September 2012 — One of the most common debates in management literature is whether the strategy or the operating model should deserve more focus. The answer is usually something in between – strategy alone does not determine a successful company, but an operating model does not do that either. The trick lies in designing the equilibrium between these two; ensuring that the strategy is implemented through a good operating model design.

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