What Separates Leading Manufacturers from Laggards?

Hitachi Consulting is helping clients build a Market Responsive Company(SM)

What company trait has the most direct correlation to higher profits and share price? Two recent studies found that it's a company's ability to quickly respond to market changes that distinguishes leaders from laggards. Being operationally efficient may positively impact the short term, but it does not lead directly to long-term profitability. Companies that focus only on efficiency usually are:...

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