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Organizational Liquidity Readies Supply Chain for Digital Business

Published: 30 July 2015

ID: G00278635

Analyst(s): Jennifer Loveland , Ken Chadwick


Top-down organizational change mandates will be too slow for the more transformational changes driven by digital business. CSCOs and supply chain executives should use organizational liquidity for a competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is Organizational Liquidity?
  • Digital Business Requires an Emphasis on Organizational Liquidity
    • Change Management
    • Organizational Readiness
    • Organizational Liquidity
  • Goal Clarity, Role Flexibility and Accountability Set the Stage
    • Goal Clarity
    • Role Flexibility
    • Accountability
  • Organizational Liquidity Fuels Competitive Advantage
  • What Is Digital Business?

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