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Why Competitiveness Matters
And still the dance goes on, as we await white smoke from Dail Eireann. Despite the dithering of politicians, the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) continues its good work. The NCC was established by government in 1997, and serves to advise the Taoiseach and the Government on key competitive issues facing the Irish economy. On March 31st last it published a brief and easily understood bulletin outlining the importance of ensuring that the foundations for sustainable
We try to focus on the customer more than on the competition
So says WalMart’s CEO Adi Ignatius, in a recent HBR interview. At $485.9 billion USD in 2016, WalMart is the world’s largest company by revenue. Adi, appointed as CEO in 2014, may just be worth listening to. See the full article here.