Our Perspectives

Our latest contribution on growth, execution, simplification and related business topics.

September 2017

Companies are squeezed for profits all the time. Pressure comes from multiple fronts: customers have more information making pricing more transparent; product proliferation is increasing cost to serve; globalization is creating a […]


September 2017

Companies attempt to enter new markets all the time, and yet for every successful entrant roughly four fail.1  Venturing into a new market is much like venturing into a new and unknown […]


August 2017 | by

A quarterly review on China, including global affairs, economic developments, business growth, and bilateral advancements.   A Greater Bay Area Proposed in South China How will a Guangzhou-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area […]


July 2017

Great Prairie Group follows the performance of the U.S. economy and select industries that we serve. We publish a quarterly overview of the economy in the form of a dashboard of indicators, an outline of select sectors and related industries, and the implications for formulating business strategy.


July 2017

The phenomenon of digitization has expanded its impact broadly and deeply across all industries. Digital value chains, e-businesses, smart products, smart machines, and the “internet of things” have disrupted brick-and-mortar businesses and […]


June 2017

Accountability is the foundation that defines how we commit to activities, track our performance, behave in a team, relate when mishaps occur, and the level of responsibility we take for getting things […]


June 2017

Innovation is the largest driver of business growth. Leading corporations understand its importance and are engaged in innovation projects worldwide. It stands to reason that innovating companies are leaders in their industries: […]


May 2017

Growth strategy is paramount because companies generate shareholder value through profitable growth. The market rewards companies that deliver profitable growth above the median of the S&P 500. However, corporate leaders are met […]


April 2017 | by

A quarterly review on China, including global affairs, economic developments, business growth, and bilateral advancements.   THE OPPORTUNITY FOR CUTTING EMISSIONS Beijing Will Spend Billions To Reduce Air Pollution in 2017 Beijing […]


April 2017

Great Prairie Group follows the performance of the U.S. economy and select industries that we serve. With this issue, we are starting to publish a quarterly overview of the economy in the form of a dashboard of indicators, select sectors and related industries, and the implications for business strategy formulation.