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What possible reasons can be responsible for premature decline of technology?

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October 04, 2009 6:04AM

Hello All.........Here are some reasons for the premature tachnology decline.

SPECIALIZATION

  1. No mission, no clear goals, stated OBJECTIVE to make a pile of money.
  2. CUSTOMER not perceived as a top priority.
  3. Loss of momentum in sales, poor SALES performance.
  4. Impatience, trying to get RICH quickly.
  5. Operating outside own area of excellence, diversification into UNASSOCIATED BUSINESSES.
  6. Failure to focus on PRIORITIES, failure to focus on 20 percent that brings in the 80 percent.

DIFFERENTIATION

  1. Failure to establish COMPETITIVE advantage, failure to be better, cheaper, faster or nicer , trying to sell a commodity.
  2. Product not suited to customer REQUIREMENTS.
  3. Poor QUALITY of product and support.

SEGMENTATION

  1. Failure to IDENTIFY CUSTOMERS.
  2. REACTIVE rather than proactive SELLING.
  3. INCOMPLETE marketing

STRATEGY, poor sales performance.

CONCENTRATION

  1. POOR LEADERSHIP, lack of integrity and COMPETENCE of KEY STAFF, lack of commitment & persistence.
  2. MISMANAGEMENT of working CAPITAL.
  3. Failure to analyse and respond to trends, CHANGES in MARKET PLACE.
  4. No BUSINESS PLAN.
  5. Inadequate financial records, POOR BUDGETING, poor cash control.
  6. Action without planning, FAILURE to collect the RELEVANT FACTS.
  7. Paralysis by analysis, TOO much ANALYSIS, not enough action.
  8. Poor RELATIONS with STAFF and employees, poor communications, command and control mentality.

- Poor Government policies to promote technology as one of the key contributor in near future .

- Lack of Infrastructure for technology development.

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