By carefully reviewing existing processes for inefficiencies and including all levels of an organization in the planning stages, organizations can limit their exposure to negative market influences.
Change is usually viewed as a threat when it is proposed by others, but seen as an opportunity by those involved.
In South Texas, rail yards are blossoming and many ancillary businesses to the energy industry are finding considerable success.
At its current standing, the California rig count is the lowest since October 2009.
Organizations need to strive to remain “change ready,” or regularly consider the best means of aligning their company with the pace of change in their industry.
The vision for the future of an organization needs to be robust and remain relevant for years to come.
The Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey showed that the state production index spiked to a level of 15.8 in December, more than doubling the 6.0 reading from the prior month.
Cultural differences need to be weighed carefully before the deal, or organizations can expose their merger efforts to unnecessary risk.