In an effort to streamline and improve processes, Mr. Hugh McCauley, COO has requested the development of specific system changes that will improve the inventory and manufacturing process. It has long been said that the Information Revolution will change the way organizations do business. In a world where time and information is money, information technology is critical to an organization's success and longevity. In order for Riordan Manufacturing to establish the organization as a leader and provide added value to customers, Riordan needs to evaluate their current business processes and learn how technology can scale operations in a cost effective manner at the same time focusing on using technology in areas that would provide immediate results.
The book has used peer-reviewed resources to enhance the use of professional approaches to innovation and management strategies by the readers who uses the book. The authors have given different management strategies and their practical application in business fields. As the title states, a strategy in business require innovative strategies for efficient development of the firm. More importantly, the book offers modern innovative ideas that need to be integrated with management strategies to develop modern businesses. The innovative approach provides a practical guide to the management strategies easing the execution of the strategies in the respectful environment.
Business intelligence is a series of technologies, processes and tools required to convert data into information that is further converted to knowledge and plans respectively that yield profitable business accomplishments. Business intelligence consists of components such as knowledge management, warehousing, data mining, querying, reporting and business analytics. The definition of business intelligence is knowledge acquired about a business via the use of various software and hardware technologies that enable an organization to transform data into information or plans (MÜLLER et al., 2013). Companies and organizations employ business intelligence to cut costs, improve decision-making and in identifying new business ventures. What makes business management special is that it allows the company team to use data strategically in responding ... ... middle of paper ... ...iness intelligence a guide to productivity.
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Nowadays, many companies using the re-branding strategy of corporate marketing and build strong corporate brand to increase their competitive advantage between other companies such as Google, Mazda, LG, Zara and more (Punjaisri & Wilson, 2007; Temporal, 2010). Thereby, internal branding is a good strategy to increase a company’s competitiveness, especially in service industries (Raj & Jyothi, 2011). It is because a service industry almost has a closer relationship between customer and employee and customer’s impression of the brand are influenced by the employee who they connected with (Leberecht, 2004). Mazda is one of case studies which success in business transformation. There used the brand strategy which reform from the insight of th... ... middle of paper ... ...ttp://etd.rau.ac.za/theses/available/etd-03162006130302/restricted/JuliaScheffer.pdf Scholl, R. W. (2003).
He goes on to say, “these assets may include databases, documents, policies, procedures, and previously un-captured expertise and experience in individual workers" (Koenig, 2012, para 4). According to Quast (2012), managing knowledge is important to the success of a company through enhancing decision-making abilities, transforms the organization into a learning organization, and stimulates innovation through cultural changes. Knowledge management is used in many organizations worldwide. As an example, LaFarge Company used knowledge management to transform a cement and materials company to a company that used learning methods to enhance the company (Perrin, 2014). Companies and areas of business that rely heavily on information are served well with management knowledge techniques.
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