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Our work offers us great opportunities to expand our own thinking. We are happy to share with you our current views on selected topics. Feel free to select a topic of interest and we will email you a PDF of that paper.

Fifteen Questions,  Bill Welter,  2014

Strategic thinking is thinking about the future. Here are fifteen questions that you HAVE to answer if you are going to be ready for the future. These questions are the basis of the guidebook I am creating for people who want to improve their strategic th

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How to Adapt to the Future,  Bill Welter,  2014

If you want to intersect the future you have no choice but to try to make changes proactively before it is necessary. This short paper provides six questions and a checklist to help you in your work.

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12 Ways to Prepare for the Future,  Bill Welter,  2014

Some organizations prepare for the future. Others become a victim of a future that is different from today. Here are 12 ideas to consider as you prepare for your future.

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Business Model Innovation: How Much?,  Plantes & Welter,  2012

ABSTRACT: The discussion of business model innovation has gone from being essentially non-existent a decade or so ago, to being a “required” leadership skill in today’s economy. This article discusses why leaders must constantly evolve their business mode

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Business Renovation,  Welter & Hopf,  2009

This paper describes twelve "off the rack" strategies for business renovation and their impact on your business model.

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Making Better Decisions,  Bill Welter,  2010

Here is a paper I published in The Credit and Financial Management Review

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Human Capital Strategy,  Welter & Schultz,  2008

Here's a paper that Jim Schultz and I wrote in response HR's quest to "sit at the strategy table"

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