Month: January 2011

Innovation vs. Returns

I read an interesting article published in the Globe and Mail called Innovation? For the stock market, the less of it the better. The article states that in a study conducted by UBS AG, that over the past 15 years, companies worldwide that invested the least in innovation (defined as research-and-development spending as a proportion… Read more »

Building Organic Growth Capabilities

Growth should never be an assumed strategy. As earlier blogs argue it changes business in complex and often difficult to predict and manage ways. While growth is a requirement to sustain a business there is no proof that it has to happen continuously and at constant rates. Building businesses with more vitality and differentiation is… Read more »