Wednesday, February 24th 2021
This week in
What are the challenges ahead for governments around the world?
This week’s must read
Embattled governments, Push to national self-sufficiency… this report identifies five macro trends that play an outsized role in the current and future operating environment for businesses, governments, and citizens around the world.
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from A.T. Kearney about trends that will shape the global outlook and operating environment.
Pricing algorithms are computer models that suggest the optimal price given various inputs. Given their rapid adoption across a multitude of industries, what will be their impact on businesses?
Although this is not the first economic downturn, 2021 recessionary effects are still unclear. In this article, the authors examine how businesses can use their intercompany transfer pricing systems to better manage losses resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
A price cap for retail customers results in a UK retail energy regulatory debate that has focussed on making competition more effective.
In this article, the author discusses how the existing regulatory framework might be affected by the changing relationship between energy suppliers and consumers.
The global pandemic has been a huge test for economic forecasters. What makes a forecast as useful as possible for clients trying to make business decisions and formulate strategies?
This week’s Consulting News
| Patty Tascarella@Pittsburgh Business Times
| @HELLENIC SHIPPING NEWS Worldwide
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This week’s media
The World in 2021 will start to look beyond covid-19: to the launch of an asteroid-smashing space probe, the next step in the fight against climate change and China’s supremacy at the box office. Here are five stories to watch out for.
Consulting sourcing tips
Demand management is an indispensable instrument for procurement professionals and businesses in general. Implementing it for the consultancy category is a no-brainer if you want to maintain spend control and strategic alignment.
Internal Consulting is a growing trend today. In this article, you’ll learn how to set up your internal consulting group.
When you are looking for a consultant or a consulting firm to help you improve your business, it’s a good idea to check the references provided. References can provide more information about the consultant or firm and can offer insights into the kind of work they have done in the past. In this article, learn the importance of checking references and what questions you need to ask while doing so.
Previous Weeks’ issues
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore various aspects of crisis management, from using simulation to preparing for crises to organizing communication. We also look at how to involve the key stakeholders, some best practices from a leadership standpoint, and how to flip the script and in some cases turn the crisis into an opportunity.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore key trends shaping the future of hospitality, which promise to be quite exciting on all these fronts.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting we explore good practices to make the matrix work, how to change behaviors, how to define and embed values, how to avoid losing momentum during aa reorganization and how organization design can make or break a deal.
Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.