Archive for August, 2014

Continuous Improvement to Take Market Share – August 2014

This topic concerns strategy. A small company cannot count on taking market share from its larger rivals by price cutting alone. Even improving quality alone is not a sustainable strategy. A larger competitor can often easily meet price cuts and has many tools at its disposal to compete solely against quality improvements. An effective means […]


Managing Cash Flow : The Importance of Working Capital – August 2014

This topic concerns financial management. One of the CFO’s crucial functions is to provide effective cash management for the firm. A major component of cash management is working capital management, which is critical for inventory and receivable heavy companies such as retailers, wholesalers, resellers, distributors, and manufacturers. Quick cash fixes can often be harmful to […]