Every effort should be made to try and understand why blockers behave the way they do, address their issues and provide a way to get them to buy into the ideas. However, if all avenues have been exhausted......More
In the workplace and in life, we are all icebergs floating along, pretending the bit of frozen water we can see is all there is and ignoring the mighty blue mountain that glides under the surface....More
The concept of supply chain segmentation involves the alignment of customer channel demands and supply response capabilities that are optimized to maximize profitability and customer value across multiple market segments....More
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