jump to navigation

Internal Strategy February 4, 2009

Posted by Jason in Insider's View Relapses.
Tags: , ,
add a comment

It is not difficult to find comparisons between engineering and more everyday consumer-oriented businesses. Some of the most common that I have seen distinguish between a firm being like a fast-food restaurant or a car mechanic versus being a collaborative member (or leader) of a multi-disciplinary project team. While perhaps simplistic, it is clear that there are extremes in any industry and that all firms must make the strategic choice to conduct business one way or another. This is a topic I addressed in the past, but I would like to explore a particular aspect of this decision and the implications for the firm’s future. (more…)