Cost Management & BPM


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Strategic Planning & Execution

Could Investors Prompt Samsung to Restructure?

Oct. 5, 2016
Activist investor Elliott Management has prompted Alcoa to add three directors earlier this year, pushed for the recent sale of Cabela’s by Bass Pro Shops, and is now suggesting...
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Growth Strategies

AB InBev Said to Plan 5,500 Job Cuts After SABMiller Deal

Aug. 26, 2016
The job cuts will form part of the $1.4 billion of annual savings that AB InBev has said it’s seeking from the takeover, equivalent to almost a tenth of SABMiller’s $15 billion...
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Cost Management & BPM

ABB Grapples With Profit Plunge Amid Structural Overhaul

Feb. 3, 2016
CEO: “We are shifting our center of gravity, fully in line with our Next Level strategy by driving organic growth in targeted segments, strengthening competitiveness and lowering...
Supply Chain

Accounting for a Lean Supply Chain

Aug. 29, 2015
Lean accounting and a lean supply chain together can ensure that everyone is aligned to reach the maximum, long-range goals and benefits of lean thinking.
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Greece Seals New Bailout Deal to Avoid Euro Exit

July 13, 2015
Seventeen hours of negotiations result in a three-year bailout worth as much as 86 billion euros, the third financial rescue of Greece this decade, though some pundits have railed...
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Volkswagen: Cost-Cutting to Start Paying Off this Year

March 12, 2015
In a bid to turn around its flagship VW brand, the carmaker has embarked on a drive to cut costs by $5.3 billion.

Get Ready for Wage Increases

March 10, 2015
Economists are starting to alert manufacturers to expect moderate wage growth this year.
GM to Stop Auto Production in Indonesia
The Economy

GM to Stop Auto Production in Indonesia

Feb. 26, 2015
The plant currently produces the Chevrolet Spin, a small family van, for Indonesia and other ASEAN markets.
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Britain's Tesco Ready to Cut Thousands of Jobs

Feb. 15, 2015
Tesco, which has a British workforce of more than 310,000, had unveiled plans to shut unprofitable branches, sell assets and ax its shareholder dividend in a bid to revive its...