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Empowering Women: Crafting a Mentorship Platform’s Future Business Model

By the Numbers: Highlighting the Problem of Gender Disparity in the Workplace for Women In the European Union, the gender pay gap stands at a striking 12.7%, highlighting the undervaluing of sectors dominated by female workers. In fact, 60% of manager-level positions are held by men, leaving women to fill the remaining 40%? This imbalance […]

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The “game-changing” potential of gamification in the field of strategy consulting

In the developing landscape of business, strategy consulting stands as a tool for organizations seeking to navigate the complexities of market dynamics, competition, and internal challenges. As these organizations strive for differentiation and increased performance, the field of strategy consulting itself is undergoing a transformation, one where gamification is emerging as a powerful tool to

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Why OKRs and KPIs should not be mutually exclusive

Image created using ChatGPT In today’s dynamic business environment, the art of measuring success and progress is increasingly important. While Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) have been crucial in tracking operational success, the addition of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) offers a refreshing and dynamic approach to realizing broader strategic ambitions. In this article, we delve

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Future-proofing governance for start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs in transition: leveraging the diamond model

Source: NEMACC, Erasmus University, and Utrecht University of Applied Sciences Governance, what is it, and why is it important for corporations, start-ups, and scale-ups? Governance is the structure of rules, practices, and processes used to direct and manage a company. For larger organizations, the focus is usually on corporate governance, which is more compliance focused.

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Navigating Transformation: Building a Foundation for Successful Change

Source https://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/7393 Change is an inevitable part of life, and organizations must constantly adapt in order to thrive in today’s dynamic business landscape. However, even though we are inherently inclined to desire change, the act of undergoing transformation can prove to be exceptionally difficult – as not everyone wants to change. Navigating these challenges can

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The Power of Digital Platforms for Sustainable Growth

In a world where digital transformation is no longer an option but a necessity, businesses are increasingly turning towards digital platforms to foster sustainable growth. The unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic have further accelerated the adoption of digital platforms as they have emerged as a lifeline for businesses to stay afloat in a

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Can AI augment the timeless principles of strategy development?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘generative AI’ excessively this year. Tools such as ChatGPT, DALL-E 2, Midjourney, and Stable Diffusion allow anyone to create websites, generate advertising strategies, and produce videos promising competitive advantage as well as strategic business model innovation. At The Value Department (TVD), we have a strong focus on exploring ways to assist

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Stop Talking, Start Listening: Connect with your clients

How well do you know your clients? How often do you reconsider your understanding of your clients’ changing needs, pain points, and preferences? In today’s dynamic and client-centric business landscape, understanding your clients crucial for achieving success. By understanding what frustrates and energizes clients, you can leverage these insights to enhance the quality of your

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“Waste + Information = Resource” How digital technologies like blockchain fuel the circular economy

In a world increasingly conscious of its environmental footprint, the potential of digital technologies in driving the circular economy is a topic of great interest at The Value Department. This topic was the focus of a presentation delivered by Fleur Boos and Bob Gravestijn at #TheNTWKSummit23. Let’s first give some meaning to the buzzwords! View

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AI’s Take on The Value Department: A Humorous Critique of Sustainable Business Boosters

Image generated by Canva Text to Image App In today’s blog, we delve into the exciting world of AI and critically explore how these advanced tools can generate insights and enhance the creative process of blog writing. We embarked on a little experiment where we pit two different AI tools, OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Microsoft’s Bing

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