Strategy

Expecting an economic downturn – get ready …. now.

Expecting an economic downturn – get ready …. now.

August 16, 2019
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Discover
The market shows us early warning signs of a recession. The US yield curve (one of the most-watched bond market indicators) shows the strongest signs of recession since the financial crisis of 2007. Brexit and specifically the potential of a no-deal Brexit create perpetual economic and financial uncertainty.
End the corporate strategy chaos

End the corporate strategy chaos

October 10, 2017
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Strategy
Traditionally a company had one corporate strategy that was updated on an annual basis. It was defined by the C-level and followed throughout the organization. At times the strategy was broken down to the various business units but kept closely aligned with the corporate strategy. Fast forward some decades to today.
Dynamic Strategy in times of Uncertainty

Dynamic Strategy in times of Uncertainty

April 2, 2020
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Strategy
What if the speed of change accelerates to the point where uncertainty is the new normal? How do you make sure your strategy is not stuck in the past but rather considers the opportunities, challenges and threats of the future? How are you ready for a black swan like the corona crisis, or are you ever?
Know Thyself

Know Thyself

April 21, 2020
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Discover
Crisis situations require businesses to take rapid action to seize opportunities, address challenges or just to survive. But before acting you need to understand where you are.
Strategic Dimension of Circularity

Strategic Dimension of Circularity

February 26, 2021
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Circular Economy
A whitepaper that will help you understand the upcoming circular shift, its implications for your business, and what are the steps you should take to stay on top.
Strategy 365

Strategy 365

May 28, 2020
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Strategy
Old models can not keep up with the pace of change and the level of uncertainty which is why we need to rethink the way we do strategy, renewing it from an annual process towards a continuous practice of scanning key parameters in- and outside the company to enable the corporate leadership and board to adjust in line with the overall strategic charter set for the company.
Sustainability for SME's

Sustainability for SME's

June 24, 2020
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Circular Economy
Sustainability and Circular Economy are hot topics: businesses are aiming to be more sustainable, The EU approves plans like the Green Deal and creates a circular economy strategy. At Taival we believe Circular Economy is a game-changer that will significantly impact the world.
Path to Sustainable Cost reduction infographic

Path to Sustainable Cost reduction infographic

July 20, 2020
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Strategy
The most common immediate responses to uncertainty are cutting costs and freezing short-term projects. But acting blindly and without a plan won't cut it. Here is an infographic that will help to approach cost reduction more sustainably and strategically.
Suomen terveydenhuolto tarvitsee kiertotalousherätyksen

Suomen terveydenhuolto tarvitsee kiertotalousherätyksen

September 29, 2020
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Circular Economy
Kertakäyttöjätteen määrä hoitoalalla on valtava ja se on COVID-19-pandemian aikana vielä lisääntynyt räjähdysmäisesti liittyen esimerkiksi suojavarusteiden käyttöön. On esimerkiksi arvioitu, että sosiaali- ja terveysalalla pandemian aikana on tarvittu 120-180 miljoonaa kirurgista maskia 4-6 kk aikana...
A Narrative for Dynamic Strategy

A Narrative for Dynamic Strategy

October 5, 2020
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Strategy
Petri Salo shares his view from the front seat of the change of business environment and strategy: from predictable, past based 5 years plans to a dynamic set of strategic choices with feedback loops and high speed of change.
Liiketoimintastrategian murros

Liiketoimintastrategian murros

October 7, 2020
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Strategy
Maailmasta on tullut vaikeasti ennustettavissa oleva paikka. Mutta se ei ole aina ollut sellainen. Vanhan maailman vakaus synnytti siihen ympäristöön sopivat johtamismallit. Nykyisen liiketoimintaympäristön epäjatkuvuus asettaa aivan uudenlaisia vaatimuksia yrityksen strategialle. Lue Petrin ajatukset siitä, minkälainen on tämän päivän voittava strategia.
Our new podcast - A Weekly Taival - Episode 1

Our new podcast - A Weekly Taival - Episode 1

October 6, 2020
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Strategy
Reko, Petri and Michael realised that the reflections of their weeks packed with insightful discussions and meetings with industry leaders are too good to keep to themselves. A weekly Taival is an answer to a simple question "How was your week?". Join our Executive Partner trio in their reflection on what they have learned during the week.
Podcast Episode 2 - Disrupting Industries

Podcast Episode 2 - Disrupting Industries

October 12, 2020
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Strategy
Disrupting your own industry and what the current business success is built on, collaborating with competitors and building ecosystems. Petri brings a challenging topic into this week's discussion. Key Insights: - Industry-level transformation can't be done by a single company - it needs an ecosystem mode - Disruption may mean introducing conflicting business models and that requires a careful transition process management
Weekly Taival Episode 3 - Strategy + DevOps = StratOps

Weekly Taival Episode 3 - Strategy + DevOps = StratOps

October 19, 2020
Tag:
Strategy
How should strategic planning respond to the breakneck speed of today's world? It doesn't make sense to create 5-year plans when the industry changes in a span of a few months, weeks even. From exclusive to inclusive, from one-off to continuous exploration, from past results-driven to future scenarios. In this episode of our weekly podcast, we explore how strategic planning and execution should be in 2020.
Weekly Taival Episode 4 - Strategic Circular Economy

Weekly Taival Episode 4 - Strategic Circular Economy

October 26, 2020
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Circular Economy
How to manage circular economy within organizations strategically? Who should be the owner? Circular economy is a key enabler for sustainable competitive advantage, but realizing its potential is a challenge. Tune in to our podcast to hear the Taival team share their perspectives about it.