Grundman Advisory publishes Commentary, “What’s in a Name? Not the Essence of Strategy”

6 September 2011

The point of this Commentary is to contest the notion that public, private, and non-profit enterprises are so essentially different as to defeat any common approach to their strategic choices. Instead, I argue that the essential dynamic of strategy among… 
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Steven Grundman announces the formation of Grundman Advisory

6 September 2011

Sandwich, Massachusetts (6 September 2011) — Steven Grundman, the former Director of Aerospace & Defense Consulting at Charles River Associates (CRA), is pleased to announce the formation of Grundman Advisory LLC. Grundman Advisory is a professional services firm focused on helping… 
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Grundman cited in Defense News, “Preparing for lean times”

10 July 2011

“Because of the insight Lockheed has as a result of the personal attention they’ve received from Ash Carter with the F-35 program, they may have a better idea of what he wants from contractors moving forward,” said Steven Grundman of… 
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Grundman cited in dealReporter, “Harris suitors inactive, at least for now”

8 July 2011

“Over the past decade the universe of sizable targets has been picked over as a result of dozens of transactions valued in aggregate at over USD 200bn, according to Steve Grundman, principal at aerospace & defense-focused consulting firm, Grundman Advisory… 
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Grundman cited in National Defense, “Contractors Advised to Focus Less on Stock Prices, More on Customers”

1 April 2011

“Company executives, for instance, may have to reconsider how much time they dedicate to efforts that boost their stock value, compared to what they spend taking care of their customers, says Steve Grundman . . . . During the Cold War,… 
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CRA publishes “Aerospace & Defense Mergers and Acquisitions Map (1993 – 2010)”

1 March 2011

The global aerospace, defense, and government services markets and supplier base have evolved considerably during the past decade and a half. Mergers and acquisitions have played a large role in this transition, and CRA’s map helps tell this narrative. The… 
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CRA publishes Grundman and Peoples on “Better Buying Power: Implications for A&D Programs”

1 November 2010

In response to an expectation of increasing constraints on US defense spending, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has announced several initiatives to improve operating efficiency and control budgeted costs. One such set of initiatives was outlined by Under Secretary of… 
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CRA publishes Grundman on “The Monopsonist’s Dilemma: Implications for the Defense Industry of Better Buying Power at the Pentagon”

1 October 2010

At a press conference in September 2010, then-US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and his acquisition executive, Ashton Carter, announced Carter’s issuance of direction for how the Pentagon would set out to achieve productivity growth in its acquisition of weapons… 
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CRA publishes Doeckel and Grundman on “Security and the Commons: A Segmentation of Assets by Function”

1 July 2010

How should the aerospace and defense industry think strategically about the attention now being focused on securing “the Commons”? The prevailing conceptions of this problem are associated with two distinct customer perspectives, neither of which is well suited to informing… 
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CRA publishes Grundman and Roncka on “Defense-21: Drivers of Change in the 21st Century”

1 May 2010

It has become a conventional wisdom that the defense industry is crossing an inflection point, which is changing its business in fundamental ways. CRA set out to test that proposition by examining what has changed and how, as well as… 
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