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The strategic conversation has shifted. The time has come to realize that obsessing about quarterly results won't build an enduring company. Businesses still just creating three to five year strategic plans miss opportunities and put their organizations at risk.
I recently interviewed Kurt Kuehn, CFO of UPS for my forthcoming book, “The New Corporate Facts of Life” (AMACOM 2013). Kurt described how globalization has impacted the 105 year-old company, and continues to be a key strategic driver for the future. UPS went through a phase of building a global footprint, followed by a phase of adding broader capabilities.
Build the Global Brown Footprint