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Doing More With Less: Improving Environmental Management...

In recent years many companies have made impressive gains in strengthening their environmental, health, and safety (EHS) management. But they have also seen their EHS costs increase dramatically – to as much as 4 percent of sales and even more.

Measuring the Performance of the Innovation Process

When executives examine how smart their innovation processes are, the soul–searching involves questions of effectiveness, efficiency, and risk. How does the company's record of success in innovation stand up against competitors'?

Transnational Corporations and Global Environmental Policy

Ten years ago, "environmental" was not a very important word in the business lexicons of most transnational companies. Today, many of these companies have made superior environmental performance a worldwide priority.

A Prism Primer Protecting Intellectual Property

Recent news items underscore the effective use of intellectual property to protect and enhance an organisation's competitive position.

Realising the Power of Technology

Companies everywhere are concerned that the return on their investment in technology development (which includes R&D) is inadequate. Their strategies go awry in a number of ways. Technology developed by Xerox or AT&T brings profit to Apple or Sony.

Measurement for Environmental Effectiveness

Most major businesses spend more than two percent of sales on environmental, health, and safety (EHS) performance. Yet, remarkably, most of them measure that performance only to the extent required by regulation.

Viewpoint Achieving Extraordinary Customer Satisfaction:...

Rover Group is currently the largest UK-based automobile manufacturer. Its products have included many famous brands, such as Austin, Morris, Triumph, MG, Jaguar, Leyland trucks, Land Rover, and the Rover brand itself.

Six Imperatives for Excellence in Environmental Management

In managing for the environment, no company, however accomplished, can afford to rest on its laurels.

Rooting Out the Causes of Inefficient Product Creation

In the decades ahead, successful companies will be those that can develop products with real customer value - and do so fast, consistently, and cost-effectively. Toward this end, most forward-thinking companies have taken initiatives to improve their product creation processes.

Business and the Environment: The Shape of Things to Come

Business and the Environment: The Shape of Things to Come