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  • Case Studies // May 2006

    Case Study: Improving the Profitability of a Supermarket Chain

    One of the UK's supermarket chains had two Regional Distribution Centres serving 200 branches. The business wanted more refined distribution costs, a model of 'selling' (ie a typical branch), the net profit at category level in the branch, the ability to simulate different distribution and selling configurations, and a better...

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  • White Papers // May 2006

    Using Business Intelligence for Competitive Advantage

    Competitive advantages and disadvantages are the strengths and weaknesses of a corporation relative to its present and likely competitors. The overall business intelligence concept is dependent on a process to manage information, using a methodology that integrates with the corporation's functionality and automation. This Business Intelligence Process (BIP) is equally...

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  • White Papers // May 2006

    Strategy Maps for Government Organizations

    As today's government organizations continue to look for effective tools to improve performance management, leading organizations are leveraging the power of strategy maps to help execute strategy. This paper describes how one Defense organization developed powerful strategy maps to drive results and meet their mission. Most organizations consist of many...

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  • White Papers // May 2006

    Communicating and Controlling Strategy: An Empirical Study of the Effectiveness of the Balanced Scorecard Part 1 of 4

    This paper reports evidence on the effectiveness of the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) as a strategy communication and management-control device. This paper reviews management control and communication literatures that identify criteria for effective control and communication of strategy. The paper analyzes empirical interview and archival data to model the use and...

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  • White Papers // May 2006

    How Unilever HPC-NA Sold Its Employees on the Balanced Scorecard

    Since its introduction in the early 1990s, the Balanced ScoreCard (BSC) has evolved from a performance measurement tool to a strategic management tool. Numerous organizations report success in using it to align strategy with operations and measure progress toward meeting strategic goals. As Unilever knows firsthand, the BSC provides a...

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  • White Papers // May 2006

    Using Business Intelligence for Competitive Advantage

    Competitive advantages and disadvantages are the strengths and weaknesses of a corporation relative to its present and likely competitors. The overall business intelligence concept is dependent on a process to manage information, using a methodology that integrates with the corporation's functionality and automation. This Business Intelligence Process (BIP) is equally...

    Provided By Better Management.com

  • White Papers // May 2006

    Strategy Maps for Government Organizations

    As today's government organizations continue to look for effective tools to improve performance management, leading organizations are leveraging the power of strategy maps to help execute strategy. This paper describes how one Defense organization developed powerful strategy maps to drive results and meet their mission. Most organizations consist of many...

    Provided By Better Management.com

  • White Papers // May 2006

    Communicating and Controlling Strategy: An Empirical Study of the Effectiveness of the Balanced Scorecard Part 1 of 4

    This paper reports evidence on the effectiveness of the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) as a strategy communication and management-control device. This paper reviews management control and communication literatures that identify criteria for effective control and communication of strategy. The paper analyzes empirical interview and archival data to model the use and...

    Provided By Better Management.com

  • White Papers // May 2006

    How Unilever HPC-NA Sold Its Employees on the Balanced Scorecard

    Since its introduction in the early 1990s, the Balanced ScoreCard (BSC) has evolved from a performance measurement tool to a strategic management tool. Numerous organizations report success in using it to align strategy with operations and measure progress toward meeting strategic goals. As Unilever knows firsthand, the BSC provides a...

    Provided By Better Management.com

  • Case Studies // May 2006

    Case Study: Improving the Profitability of a Supermarket Chain

    One of the UK's supermarket chains had two Regional Distribution Centres serving 200 branches. The business wanted more refined distribution costs, a model of 'selling' (ie a typical branch), the net profit at category level in the branch, the ability to simulate different distribution and selling configurations, and a better...

    Provided By Better Management.com