THE 5-STAR BUSINESS NETWORK
AND THE CEOs WHO ARE BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPER CORPORATIONS WITH IT
Managing Director Global Supply Chain Group, Sydney, Australia
For over 25 years Captain Vivek Sood has empowered corporations in 5 continents to achieve their peak potential – in operations, in strategy, and in all components of their entire supply chains. In January 2000, he co-founded and managed Global Supply Chain Group, a high impact services company made up of supply chain pioneers and thought leaders who work only on selected high impact strategy projects with some of the largest corporations in the world.
Prior to that, Sood was a management consultant with top-tier strategy consulting firm Booz Allen & Hamilton. The Sydney resident travels 60% of his time around the world for a single passion – creating, configuring, and formulating effective, secure and sustainable supply chains around the world. A dynamic, compelling professional and presenter, Sood has a unique ability to shake-up the status quo and transform operations to maximise returns. His work experience spans more than 80 countries around 5 continents, and clients range from Fortune 500 companies to some of best known brands on earth.
He has also worked with some of the most innovative green technology companies to help create outstanding supply chains from scratch, for multi-million dollar businesses in periods as short as 18 months. His work has added cumulative value in excess of $500M, incorporating projects in major supply chain infrastructure investment decisions, profitable growth driven by global supply chain realignment, supply chain systems, negotiations and all other aspects of global supply chains. Sood is also an acclaimed author of two very highly regarded books. He writes regular path breaking articles and lectures at business schools, supply chain conferences, forums and workshops in various parts of the world.
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Not everyone is the CEO yet. On the other hand, a bright soul wrote that every manager is the CEO of his own personal brand. In either case, everyone who runs a business needs handle on their supply chain and business network.
This book is meant for anyone who is intrigued about how to use their business network and supply chain to its best effect. Those who want to move beyond the traditional supply chains and multiply their profits by using the full power of the 5-STAR business network will find this book especially useful.
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It is a pretty thick book, and spans a broad body of knowledge about practical application of supply chains at their highest purpose. It is full of case stories, anecdotes and examples. If we have summarise a central theme of the book, it is the following:
“Only 24% of the business transformations succeed, unless the CEOs and transformation strategists take a holistic perspective such as the 5-star business network approach, which triples the success rate. in speaking face to face with 1709 CEOs and leaders around the globe IBM found that partnering and business network is the single most important topic of interest. you need the 5-STAR business network to get the best value out of partnering.
In the past, in line with the standard practice in publishing industry, when a company or person wanted to present multiple copies of books as gift to their customers or suppliers we have offered up to 35% off on deals of more than 100 copies for conferences and events. On purchases above 3 copies we are happy to discuss discounts on an individual basis. Please send us an email on [email protected] to discuss.
It is a very impressive looking book to keep on your desk or bookshelf. It will arouse the curiosity, even envy, of your peers and colleagues.
On a more serious note, it will help you question why spend billions of dollars on creating business infrastructure? For consistent value, how to build resilient business networks and supply chains instead. 5-STAR in the title refers to 5 key benefits derived from 5 themes of the book that detail How to turn intangibles into real profits:
- Fire-Aim-Ready Innovation for certainty? Why innovation should never be a hit-or-miss affair.
- $eed-to-$tore ($2$) Efficiency For Cash Creation. How to systematically generate more cash, faster – use the right tools.
- Transaction Optimisation Profitability For Beneficial Growth. How to turn unprofitable transactions into profitable transactions by leveraging big data.
- Launch one bestseller after another. How to use Advanced Product Phasing to create series of products. Do not remain a one-hit wonder.
- Outsourcing Is No Longer A Dirty Word. How to use it strategically to win in the high stakes game of globalisation?
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