Buffeted by slow growth and competitive markets, businesses across the globe desperately need to change the productivity equation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that average annual manufacturing productivity growth during the post-crisis period is half the rate of the 1990s and pre-crisis 2000s.
Shari Yocum is a Managing Partner and co-founder of Tasman Consulting LLC, a women-owned boutique consulting firm based in San Francisco that specializes in HR consulting for mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and restructuring, particularly the human capital integration challenges that arise from these transformations.
I love a good burger, and happen to know a couple good places in Toronto that can really deliver the goods. Having said that, Burger King isn’t on my list. Not that Burger King doesn’t make a good burger… as fast food restaurants go.
As the healthcare industry continues to transition from a fee-for-service to a fee-for-value model, each healthcare system continues to seek to recognize its own “tipping point.” And each healthcare organization finds itself in a unique position, providing significant opportunities for consulting firms—with boutiques thriving.
Dr. J. Keith Dunbar is the Founder, President and CEO of Potentious, a boutique consultancy focused on the role of leadership in the context of mergers and acquisitions. He sat down with KCRA’s Liz DeVito to discuss his research on the leadership competencies that drive deal success.