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The Do’s and Don’ts That Destroyed the Dot Coms
Nowhere is the failure of the dot comes more clearly illustrated than with the bankruptcy of Webvan. This company had everything it should take to be a success: a long list of large-pocketed investors, a bankroll of cash, and some of the most brilliant management minds money could buy. But without the right research and planning, Webvan became the poster child of the dot-com bust.
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Image via Flickr ted_major Listeria, salmonella, E. coli, and other foodborne illnesses have made numerous headlines in 2016, forcing companies to recall affected food products. This places tremendous strain on their supply chains. Take a look at what companies go through when they recall a product and how this affects their operations and the economy.Oops!…
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Image via Flickr by Enkhtuvshin’s 5DmkII In May 2015, Accenture Federal Services announced that they had acquired Javelin Group. Specific details about the deal were not disclosed to the public. With the acquisition, Accenture plans to expand their capabilities to better help companies and brands with digital transformations, particularly in the international market. The deal…
Image via Flickr by Hakan Dahlstrom In 1993, Martha Cooper and Lisa Ellram co-wrote and published the Characteristics of Supply Chain Management and the Implications for Purchasing and Logistics Strategy. After more than twenty years of debate, trials, and errors, many supply chain professionals believed the practices described in the paper simply weren’t able to…
Image via Flickr by roswellsgirl The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released a report card of U.S. infrastructure, including roadways and bridges that the trucking industry depends upon to transport 68 percent of of all U.S. freight tonnage. Already, bridges have collapsed in Saint Paul, Minnesota; Green Bay, Wisconsin; and Mount Vernon, Washington….
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