Category: Strategic Management

Look Outside

In 2013, a new law school opened in Indiana.  In 2010, according to Nissen (2015),[i] law school enrollment peaked and has been steadily dropping since.  The new law school closed its doors…

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Toward a Culture of Change

“Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement.  Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.”          …

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Why Small Firms Don’t Go Green

Since small firms most frequently pursue a differentiation strategy, an emphasis on environmentally- friendly processes could significantly differentiate a company from its larger counterparts.  And even though a green approach has proven…

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Just-In-Time and Unquantifiable Risks

Modern college textbooks talk about “Just-in-Time” inventory systems like they are obvious. The benefits are well known, so everyone should take advantage, right? Well, for those of us who have actually tried…

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