Monthly Archives: November 2008

Strategic Planning: When Can Goals Be Bad?

By Denise Harrison, Vice President, Center for Simplified Strategic Planning, Inc. Banks failing, real estate loans made to people who do not and did not have the means to repay them, institutions using derivatives without fully understanding the risk – what happened? Were executives trying to meet their goals? Did these goals enable them to […]

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Screening Acquisition Targets – Part II

  By Robert W. Bradford, CEO of the Center for Simplified Strategic Planning, Inc.  Once you have identified your reasons for making an acquisition and the specific enhancements you are seeking to your strategic competencies, your first stage of acquisition screening involves creating a list of potential acquisition targets. At this point, we don’t need to […]

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