How practical is 100% Supply Chain Traceability?

As a major multinational company pledges to achieve total traceability for the palm oil it uses, Professor Sodhi examines whether this goal is practical or not and suggests how an organisation may benefit from such a commitment.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 8,140

Are employee owned firms more resilient in the long-term?

Author(s):

Ajay Bhalla

 et al.

This study examines the resilience of Employee-Owned businesses. It looks at how they have fared under adverse economic conditions when compared to their own performance during a period of economic growth and the performance of non-EOBs during a downturn.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 6,524

Global Reinsurance Masterclass Series: 7. Imagining the future; Stay ahead in the reinsurance game through scenario planning

This Masterclass is designed to help reinsurers take control of their future through the foresight technique of scenario planning. This practical managerial tool enables companies in the field of risk management to assess any external uncertainties and develop strategies in accordance.

Updated: 10/03/2016
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Views: 6,939

Using Six Sigma to identify hospitals that cost the most across procedures

Author(s):

ManMohan Sodhi

 et al.
Industry:
Public Policy

The US spends proportionately more on healthcare than most other Western nations, but it may not get the best value. A Six-Sigma analysis reveals the small amount of hospitals accounting for the greater share of the costs.

Updated: 03/01/2014
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Views: 3,305

Innovating Commodities - how one manufacturer used creativity to transform its sales

The story of how one SME collaborated with contemporary artists and designers to transform its staid, industrial product into a fast-growing commercial item.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 6,258

The Impact of Fast Route Geometry in London

This presentation looks at the example of London, a global city that requires major investment in its infrastructure, and asks "what are the geographical implications of developments such as low emission zones, new airport developments and congestion charging, and are they right for the city?"

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 5,824

Global Reinsurance Masterclass series: 6. Intelligent Matchmaking

This Masterclass outlines the traditional sources of brokers' value and remuneration, and explores how current industry dynamics challenge the traditional model.

Updated: 16/10/2013
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Views: 3,771

Global Reinsurance Masterclass series: 5. Strategic reinsurance relationships

Building and managing client relationships involves a significant investment of time and resource. In this Masterclass we show how reinsurers can manage their clients strategically, so that resources invested support the business strategy and 'pay off'; either directly or indirectly.

Updated: 15/10/2013
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Views: 3,811

Global Reinsurance Masterclass series: 4. Be a better reinsurer

Changes in the global reinsurance industry are having a profound impact on the internal operations of reinsurance firms. Success in this environment increasingly relies on a firm's ability to coordinate diverse pockets of specialised knowledge. This masterclass identifies the critical capabilities required to utilise these knowledge pools for optimum operational excellence.

Updated: 10/03/2016
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Views: 6,506