The Growth Workshop combines the
principles of value based management (VBM) and competitive strategy to
help companies achieve sustainable growth that enhances share value.
VBM is a well-established concept –
businesses create shareholder value by earning a rate of return on
capital that exceeds the cost of capital. While in practice, Economic
Value Added and the like, have often fallen short of promised results,
there have been some truly spectacular successes from which we can learn
a great deal.
Strategy is defined severally as “the
art of war” and as “a plan of action.” While there are many theories, at
its root, strategy commits resources to various initiatives that in sum
create a sustainable advantage.
The Growth Workshop taps the
experience and creativity of the management team to identify
“break-away” opportunities and develop a growth strategy.
The Growth Workshop has several
objectives. It is designed to help your company identify growth
opportunities; distill the opportunities and existing initiatives into a
coherent “strategic architecture;” depict how the growth initiatives
will be developed; and, craft a management agenda to ensure continued
The workshop can be structured to
stress one objective more than the others, depending on your company’s
Gressle & McGinley, LLC
Mark Gressle - 203-761-1326 -
Rich McGinley - 412-492-1660 -