Is figuring out how to get that last one percent an art or a science? In practice, what does the answer imply for management?

Recently, the CEO of one large consumer packaged goods (CPG) company said his team targets 4% annual revenue growth through 1% for population growth, 1% for new products, 1% for price increases and another 1% any way they can get it. Indeed, small improvements in revenue and margins have a dramatic impact on shareholder value.

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  • Leading practices for strategic planning and management
  • Analytical criteria to be used as a foundation for strategic planning
  • Effective performance metrics for strategic planning

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