According to Michael Porter (1989), the processes of a company are viewed as macro in its Value Chain, which is still divided in primary processes or activities and support. With the increasing concern about cost control to operate a business and specialization increasingly necessary for the proper performance of the corporate governance practices, have become … Continue lendo What is the Use of a Business Process Outsourcing?
The Russian economist Nikolai Kondratiev was the first to try to prove statistically, early last century, that there are cyclical movements in the world economy of prosperity (Peaks) and depression (Valleys), a concept now known as the long cycles of Kondratiev. In fact, several natural and social phenomena can be translated by a sine wave … Continue lendo Live with your Peaks and Valleys
In dictionaries, the word competence means "the ability to appreciate and resolve certain subject, do a certain thing; ability, skill, fitness, suitability". In business, competence is a set of knowledge, skills and attitudes that generates a competitive advantage for the organization and generates distinctive value perceived by customers - a difficult set to being emulated. … Continue lendo Core Competencies of a Company
This beginning of the millennium brought a significant boost to the pace of change for a generation that tends to live up to 100 years. How many innovations and how many paradigm shifts will these people, from the so called generations Y and Z, experience during their lives? Professor Carlos Salles in his article "The … Continue lendo Competences for Living in Modern Times
The original concept of Biosynthesis stems from chemistry and biology and refers to the production of complex chemical compounds, such as proteins and nucleic acids, from simpler reagents catalyzed by enzymes. Unlike chemical synthesis, biosynthesis takes place inside living organisms and is a vital part of metabolism. However, Biosynthesis can also be defined as a … Continue lendo What is the Relation between Biosynthesis and the Business World?