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    Strategic Change, Execution Blunder (Part 2) – What Happened At Nokia

    Monday, September 26th, 2011

    Nokia of Finland was at the top 2007. Sure, their market cap was even higher in 2000 at the climax of the tech bubble, but only 4 years ago Nokia outperformed any competitor in the mobile phone business. Overall they lead the cell phone market and invented the smart phone. Their share price was around […]

    Strategic Change, Execution Blunder (Part 1) – Introduction

    Friday, September 23rd, 2011

    Participating in or watching the stock market in 2011 can be nerve wrecking. Shares go up and down driven by macro-economic developments, recession fear, and relief that everything will be fine. There are a couple of well known companies though that fall much more than the market. In this loose series I want to discuss […]

    Lean Means Sustainability – Step 2 – Measure

    Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

    Earlier I wrote how to start a lean sustainability initiative by defining objectives and framework. Step 2 of the DMAIC cycle is “Measure”. It sounds obvious that we need to know where we are before we know in which direction we need to go. By measuring we are trying to understand where we are, and […]

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