Every leadership team should be asking questions about their social networking strategy. They wonder how Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google Plus, CRM, Sales Force, Customer Portals, Websites, Blogs and other platforms can be utilized for business development purposes. We have been developing those thoughts at Group50 for the last 14+ years. We have spoken with hundreds of companies, and have found a wide disparity between their efforts and the type of business they are in. Although not a formal study, our general findings are as follows: Continue reading Does Your Business Have a Robust Social Networking Strategy?
- Starting too early
- A lack of specificity
- A lack of honesty
- Resistance to change
- Lack of Rigor
I read a blog posting from our strategic execution partner Cascade about the reasons strategic execution fails. To summarize, they are:
More importantly, Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Strategic Execution Fails
December 1, 2014 Los Angeles, CA
Group50® Business Management Consulting Firm announced today that it has significantly expanded its consulting resources and tools in sales force effectiveness, organizational development, and change management. Jim Gitney, CEO and Founder of Group50® commented….”Strategic Execution is the cornerstone of a company’s success and our sweet spot. Our clients want to work with a consulting firm that has broad expertise and deep bench strength. I am pleased to announce that Deborah Wexler has joined Group50. As a career consultant, Deborah has helped companies design and execute their strategies through effective use of their people, processes and technology. She has led Continue reading Deborah Wexler Joins Group50 Creating a Consulting Presence in Chicago, IL.
En español Fontana, CA – Locally owned Americas Integrated announced today that it will be merging with Group50®, a consulting company that specializes in strategic execution, manufacturing and distribution, effective October 1, 2013. Americas Integrated president, Jorge Silva, expects this merger to improve current client confidence with broader services and additional world class resources, and widen Group50’s customer base globally. In addition to the already vast number of services offered by Group50®, the new venture will Continue reading Americas Integrated and Group50 Announce the Formation of Group50 Global Initiatives
During a recent meeting of 40 M&A professionals, I facilitated a discussion around the results of a 1999 KPMG study on the success of Mergers and Acquisitions in large companies. This study indicated that 83% of mergers and acquisitions fail to increase share holder value. The M&A professionals who participated in this discussion represented middle market mergers and acquisitions. Members of the group were asked three questions: Continue reading Why Most Mergers and Acquisitions Don’t Add Shareholder Value
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