Management consulting with Digital Transformation

As a credentialed management consultant with the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI), I have witnessed the importance of digital transformation in our industry. The emergence of new technologies and changing customer needs have put pressure on organizations to adapt and remain competitive. By leveraging digital technology, management consultants can enhance their data analysis capabilities, increase efficiency, foster collaboration, and deliver superior client


The Advantages and Disadvantages of AI in Management Consulting Advantages of AI in Management Consulting    “I’ve seen AI’s impact on management consulting. It has the potential to revolutionize our work and deliver value to clients, but it also presents challenges. In this article, I’ll explore the advantages and disadvantages of AI in our industry.” Improved Data Analysis AI can process large amounts of data quickly and accurately, allowing consultants to gain

The Power of Lean Manufacturing

What Is Lean Manufacturing? In short, lean manufacturing is a continuous improvement philosophy promoting system-wide efficiency. Indeed, this system values balanced productivity that harmonizes across the entire value chain. If a particular line is more productive than the other parts in the value chain, it does not benefit the efficiency of production. Therefore, lean manufacturing principles adjust for overall efficiency rather than settling for

Succession Planning Is Critical In Uncertain Times

Business leaders can’t just focus on the day-to-day operations of their company. They need to think ahead as well. Leaders, especially in the C-suite, must simultaneously consider where their business is in the present as well as where it will be months and even years into the future. One of the most critical areas to address is the future of their own positions. Succession

Three Keys When Responding to USAID Solicitations

A primary goal of USAID’s New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) is to capitalize on good ideas, and the NPI team is working to make it easier for partners to present them to the Agency and apply for funding. In order to streamline the process, under NPI awards, applicants submit a three- to five-page “concept note” detailing the scope of the proposed concept and responding to

Solar System

What Drives Solar Energy Development?

Lebanon continues to plunge into one of the world’s worst economic crises since the mid-1800s (World Bank, 2021). The collapse of the economy has pushed the majority of the population into poverty, whose money has plummeted in value as the cost of nearly everything has skyrocketed. Annual inflation reached 206% in April 2022 (The National News, 2022), while real GDP is estimated to have

Meet the four forces shaping your workforce strategy

Specialization. Scarcity. Rivalry. Humanity. Companies that understand—and harness—these forces will have an edge in creating vibrant workforces capable of achieving sustained, positive outcomes. If you lead, manage, or plan a workforce, you’re familiar with disruption—and have seen a lot of it lately, including geopolitical and social crises and the biggest public health emergency in living memory. And you’ve spent time and energy on everything

Want A Successful Business? Build An Effective Strategy

Want A Successful Business? Build An Effective Strategy

Do you ever wonder why some companies are successful and perform better than others? Or why some are hard to beat and others are not? Well, if a company wants to stay competitive in the industry, it must create and execute a strategy that is good and sound. For example, companies like Amazon have been successful for years because their strategy is tightly tied

What Works—and What Doesn’t—in Transformation

What Works—and What Doesn’t—in Transformation

Change is harder to implement than ever, but a new analysis highlights why some companies still manage to outperform the competition. Large-scale transformation is hard even under ideal circumstances, but in the current business environment—with an ongoing pandemic, supply chain issues, macroeconomic uncertainty, and other complicating factors—the margin of error has gotten even smaller. Now, data is available to quantify the challenge. The latest

Sales & Marketing Strategy: The What, Why, and How of a Successful One

Sales & Marketing Strategy: The What, Why, and How of a Successful One

Without a strategy, all your Marketing and Sales activities and tactics might be for nothing. After all, if they don’t all work in concert to drive pipeline and customer acquisition, what’s the point? Savvy companies realize that a Sales and Marketing strategy is the next most important one after the overall business plan. It outlines how Sales and Marketing will orchestrate their efforts to