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David Tang

Job Title Corporate Strategy

Company Flevy,com

Product / Service Business Training Guides


David Tang is an entrepreneur and management consultant. His current focus is Flevy.com, the marketplace for premium business documents (e.g. business frameworks, presentation templates, financial models). Prior to Flevy, David worked as a management consultant for 8 years. His consulting experience spans corporate strategy, marketing, operations, change management, and IT; both domestic and international (EMEA + APAC). Industries served include Media & Entertainment, Telecommunications, Consumer Products/Retail, High-Tech, Life Sciences, and Business Services. He has a BS and MEng from Cornell University.
What Is Digital Transformation? management Operations The 8 levers to Digital Transformation. David Tang
Jul 18

Management

Virtual World on Laptop
The 8 levers to Digital Transformation.

What Is Digital Transformation?

Organizations across all industries are undertaking “digital transformation” projects. But, what exactly is it? And, are they doing it right? At it’s core, Digital Transformation is driven by the... MORE
What Exactly Is Benchmarking? management Operations A source of competitive advantage. David Tang
Mar 21

Management

City benches in mist at night
A source of competitive advantage.

What Exactly Is Benchmarking?

Benchmarking is a very powerful tool many organizations use to not only measure and gauge their performance against competition, but also to push themselves to be best-in-class.  Benchmarking is... MORE
What Leadership Qualities Drive Organizational Effectiveness? management Operations Indicators to organizational performance David Tang
Mar 08

Management

Leadership-Guy with backpack on top of boulder
Indicators to organizational performance

What Leadership Qualities Drive Organizational Effectiveness?

A few decades ago, faculty members at the University of Michigan were researching the major indicators of effective organizational performance.  What came from this research was an incredibly useful model for... MORE
What’s Limiting Your Organization? management Operations Find and eliminate your constraints. David Tang
Mar 01

Management

Growth/Startup /Sprout growing out of concrete
Find and eliminate your constraints.

What’s Limiting Your Organization?

The Theory of Constraints (TOC) is a methodology for identifying the most important limiting factor—i.e. constraint—and systematically improving it.  It was developed by Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt, introduced in 1984... MORE
Is It Time to Change Your Business Model? business-plans Startups Is your business model right for you? David Tang
Feb 11

Business Plans

Image of businessman in jump against sketch background
Is your business model right for you?

Is It Time to Change Your Business Model?

The business model is at the core of your small business’s strategy.  It defines how your company creates, delivers, and captures value. Most tech startups fail, because they lack a viable... MORE
Why People Won’t Buy Your Product Even Though It’s Awesome marketing Marketing Three principals that hindering sales. David Tang
Jan 25

Marketing

Sales Growth/Glass bar chart
Three principals that hindering sales.

Why People Won’t Buy Your Product Even Though It’s Awesome

It’s a common business problem faced by any size company, particularly small businesses. The situation is you’ve developed a brilliant product.  Compared to the incumbent or existing way of... MORE