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Leadership & Business Wisdom

Leadership & Business Wisdom

Common Core of Unity There has to be a “common culture” or at least a “cultural affinity.” Successful diversification by acquisition, like all successful diversification, requires a common core of unity. The two businesses must have in common either markets …

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Leadership & Business Wisdom

Leadership & Business Wisdom

Business Not Financial Strategy “There ain’t no bargains,” and “You get at most what you pay for,” Successful acquisitions are based upon business plans, not financial analyses. Acquisition targets must fit the business strategies of the acquiring company; other wise, …

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Leadership & Business Wisdom

Leadership & Business Wisdom

Resource-Allocation Decisions The allocation of capital and people determine whether the organization will do well or poorly. The allocation of capital and performing people converts into action all that management knows about its business – they determine whether the organization …

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Rules for Staff People Unless staff people have proved themselves in operations, they will lack credibility among operating people and will be dismissed as “theoreticians.” Rules for staff people are just as important as rules for staff work. Don’t ever …

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Leadership & Business Wisdom

Leadership & Business Wisdom

Federal Decentralization: Requirements As a minimum the unit must contribute a profit to the company rather than merely contribute to the profit of the company. Federal decentralization has stringent requirements. Federal decentralization is applicable only where a company can truly …

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