So critical to a company’s performance is its Operating Dynamic, its Will to Compete, that Improving it by just 20% improves the bottom line by 42%, comparable to a capital investment of 70%. Yet, it is never measured in a due-diligence.
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So powerful are the Foundations of Performance, that changing them by just 20%, improves the bottom line by 42%. The first step of recovery is to renew and revitalize them. Without that, nothing happens. Improving the bottom line by 42% is comparable to: increasing capital investment by 70%; going from 10 manufacturing plants to 17; […]
So critical is the Operating Dynamic to corporate performance, that improving it by just 20% improves the bottom line by 42%. This is comparable to an increase in staff of 25%. It can be thought of as the Will to Compete. It is the root cause and driver of all performance, yet, it is almost […]
For many years, C-level execs have complained that no instruments existed that would provide them a clear picture of the operating dynamic of the company; that would enable them to predict future performance. Today there are!
Fortunately there now exist instruments and technologies that can provide very early warnings for a company. They cost next to nothing to apply. They are also profoundly resistant to tampering or disguise.
Harry had done his Post-Acquisition Due Diligence and knew now why his stomach had warned him. He had seen what was driving the company and each of its units. He had seen its strengths, its weaknesses, its innate trajectory – its very soul.
All it takes is a CEO with the desire to make things sharply better, a CEO with the courage to make the managers look deep into the soul of their company and not flinch away.