Telecommunications Services: Industry Directions and Regulatory Implications
Over the next 15 years, the telecommunications services industry will achieve dramatic growth in both new services and revenues - with significant implications for nations, businesses, and individuals around the globe.
Process Thinking: Today's Path to Improved Performance
In the past, when a business was underperforming, its management selected from a set of traditional paths for improvement. They looked at specific functions or identified problem departments or concentrated on broken business units.
Business Strategy: New Thinking for the 1990s
Strategy is what determines the framework of a firm's business activities and provides guidelines for coordinating activities so that a firm can cope with and influence the changing environment.
Industrial Renewal Through Regional Development
The dissolution of the centrally controlled political and economic system in Eastern Europe has led naturally to the regionalization of this part of the continent.
The Role of Telecommunications Technology in the Year 2000
Products such as the facsimile machine, the video recorder, and the personal stereo are the fruit of numerous incremental developments in technology.
Safeguarding the Environment: Critical Issues for Today and Tomorrow
Underlying all environmental issues is the tension between stewardship of the environment and the goals of business, namely growth and profitability. Today, the message of the scientists is being heard.
Managing Rapid Technological Development
The introduction of new technology into products is accelerating in industry after industry. Today, the pace at which companies introduce new technology has become a principal determinant of competitive success - or failure. Arthur D.
Product Quality in Transition
In the 1980s, many Western companies discovered Total Quality Management.
The Outlook for Central and Eastern Europe
In this fall of 1991, as the former constituents of the Soviet Union struggle to define new political identities and to avert economic disaster, it is worth considering the situations of some of the countries that emerged earlier from behind the Iron Curtain.
Identifying Strategic Environmental Opportunities: A Life Cycle Approach
Leading companies now recognize that commitment to the environment can help them not only avoid costly problems or liabilities, but also identify environmentally based opportunities for competitive advantage.