Strategy Dynamics Briefing 39: Resources carry attributes from stage to stage

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Earlier briefings [starting at no.24] explained how resources carry attributes with them when won by, or lost from an organization. Resources also carry attributes with them as they develop from stage to stage.

Staff Experience
A common case concerns staff experience, which for simplicity can be measured in years. The figure below shows a three-level staff structure, with junior staff being hired with no experience. Thereafter, three distinct mechanisms raise or lower experience:

  • Junior staff add one year of experience for each ...
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Strategy Dynamics Briefing 31: Resource attributes in non-commercial cases

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Resource attributes pose challenges for managers of non-commercial organizations, just as they do for business executives — clients, beneficiaries and other demand-side resources bring with them the service demands they place on the organization, staff bring skills and experience, and so on.
What issue causes concern for many not-for-profit organizations?

A particular issue for many not-for-profit organizations concerns the raising of funds, often from the giving of individual donors.In the figure below, a charitable organization wishes to increase the income it ...

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Strategy Dynamics Briefing 30: When resources bring access to others

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One specially useful case where resource attributes arise is when one resource brings access to other potential resources, most often customers…

One specially useful case where resource attributes arise is when one resource brings access to other potential resources, most often customers – a new product makes it possible to sell to a certain number of previously unavailable customers, and adding a new distributor makes it possible gives access for our products to their end-customers, for example. We describe the first ...

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