Friday, January 16, 2009

Quote of the Day

Corporations don't compete, business units do.

- Michael Porter

2 Comments:

At 7:52 PM, Anonymous coggieguy said...

Biggest obtacle I face in my selling situation is not my competitors, it is in my fellow business units. All heck breaks loose if I need an unused resource or, heaven forbid, sell another units product for a novel use they never thought of......... remember when cross selling was considered a virtue?

 
At 5:15 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

Unfortunately, you can find a lot of places where turf trumps mission.

 

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