Understanding the big picture. Rigorous analysis of one’s situation, and critical thinking in a VUCA world. Sound decision-making. Setting a vision (be visionary). Market-centric approach. Devising a strategy and a plan which makes business sense. Developing a business case showing return. Building the Value Proposition. Business execution and driving for results. Communicating vision, strategy, plan, material and skills for and securing buy-in by every level (collaborators, peers, partners, Directors, Board, …).
About Ian Thomas
Holding a number of senior line management positions in sectors as diverse as pharmaceuticals (TJ Smith & Nephew; Johnson & Johnson), automobile manufacturing (FIAT Auto); a start-up high technology business; and the semiconductor industry (STMicroelectronics, Professor Ian THOMAS is a Management Consultant and Visiting Faculty at Kedge BS. Visiting Faculty at ESCP -EAP, Paris. Sector consultant , Said Business School , Oxford University. Research domain in Strategy , Marketing, Business Development and Change and Business Communication.