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The secrets of successful business development or the art of avoiding the pitfalls of strategic knowledge gaps. Part II – FORS solutions

The secrets of successful business development or the art of avoiding the pitfalls of strategic knowledge gaps. Part II – FORS solutions

  The success of any business development strategy largely depends on the accurate and in-depth analysis of the business environment of companies’ operations and the associated risks as well as the capacity not only to mitigate them but to transform them into advantages. It also depends on successful change management and the capacity to develop,

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The secrets of successful business development or the art of avoiding the hidden risks. Part I – The government

The secrets of successful business development or the art of avoiding the hidden risks. Part I – The government

Business development per se is a creative and innovative process which, in order to be successful, at its core requires freedom of thought and freedom of action. Business development is about creation of wealth not about reliance or even worse dependence on outside sources of wealth. When analyzing the risks for business development derived from

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The Energy (R)evolution: not just about energy and not just about the U.S. (Part II)

The Energy (R)evolution: not just about energy and not just about the U.S.  (Part II)

If the global companies analyze the global system from the point of view of complexity science they would avoid thinking about system developments, changes and bifurcations as revolutionary or transformational in themselves. No, they are not. All elements within the system are interrelated like within a living organism. If the global system is a living

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Transforming the U.S. energy policy – Strategic Analysis VS Politics (Part I)

Transforming the U.S. energy policy – Strategic Analysis VS Politics (Part I)

             Recently I. Bremmer-President of Eurasia Group and K. Hersh-CEO of NGP Energy Capital Management published an op-ed in the New York Times : “When America stops importing energy”(1) that at first sight can be assessed as innovative strategic thinking predicting a future “energy revolution”.            Nevertheless there are a few rhetorical questions related

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Business-Government Partnership – Benefits vs. Risks

Business-Government Partnership – Benefits vs. Risks

    Recently Chevron CEO John Watson expressed support for the idea of creating a Business-Government Partnership to promote the American values abroad (1). Public-private partnerships are an intrinsic element of the complex sovereignty in a globalized world…the problem with this idea is that this is a multinational global company and  we live in 2013

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