Creating business value

Creating business value is key, whether you are a startup or a long-established global company.

How can M&A create value?

Overview More than half of all deals destroy value for investors. M&A has three value creation approaches, based on the buyer’s strategy and future business model. Customer-focused growth is key, supported by business model improvements. Accountability for results must be assigned. Results relative to targets must be reported on Small private companies have a unique … Continue reading How can M&A create value?

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What will be the board and C-Suite talent requirements?

Overview Future corporate leadership (board and C-Suite) talent requirements will drive talent selection, development and succession planning. Corporate leadership must deal with stakeholders and third parties. What is the purpose of governance? What are your strategy and strategic plan? How will the future corporation be different? Describe the future roles. Outline future talent requirements. Make … Continue reading What will be the board and C-Suite talent requirements?

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How do you determine employee talent requirements?

If you don’t have the right talent, your company cannot survive or prosper.  You cannot put in place talent recruitment, development, compensation, and exit plans until you know what the talent requirements are. This document focuses on management and staff, excluding the board of directors, founders/C-Suite, and advisory board. The following is a broad framework.  … Continue reading How do you determine employee talent requirements?

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Survey – How do asset managers assess Private Equity fund managers?

I asked asset managers the following question: “How do you assess PE (Private Equity) funds, and their leaders) to determine which fund to invest in?”  Asset managers included: pension funds, large global asset managers, and family offices.  Insight was also provided by advisors to asset managers. The following illustrates the consolidated set of assessment approaches … Continue reading Survey – How do asset managers assess Private Equity fund managers?

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Focus your project on user and customer value achievement

The two-fold purpose of this article is to: Enable boards of directors and CEOs to better assess projects and potential project success. Enable those preparing project presentations and business cases to increase the success of project success. Projects which succeed in enabling users/customers to achieve value have a greater potential of achieving revenue and profits. … Continue reading Focus your project on user and customer value achievement

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Leaders don’t understand the strategy for creating value.

Purpose of this article The purpose of this article is to help board directors and the C-Suite determine if they understand: the strategy, how value is created, and industry dynamics. You can download a PDF of this article from: https://koorandassociates.files.wordpress.com/2021/02/leaders-dont-understand-the-strategy-for-creating-value.pdf Most company directors do not understand: the strategy, how value is created, and industry dynamics. … Continue reading Leaders don’t understand the strategy for creating value.

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If you’re going to ask someone to do an introduction.

The purpose of this article Identify some things for you to think about before you ask someone to do an introduction for you. You may download a PDF of this posting from: https://koorandassociates.files.wordpress.com/2021/04/if-youre-going-to-ask-someone-to-do-an-introduction.pdf What made me wonder about the introduction process? Recently a friend of mine asked me to do some introductions for his daughter, … Continue reading If you’re going to ask someone to do an introduction.

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