Our Perspectives

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

December 2017

B2C online shopping first came into being in China in 2003. At that time, payment was a problematic issue. Customers would have to deposit money into the vendor’s account to complete their […]



November 2017

Strategy execution requires the organization to align with the strategy. The reason is that execution is the collective result of thousands of decisions and actions by employees at the grass-root level. For […]


October 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.


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 […]