Transformation initiatives consume significant resources and effort. For businesses that have been around for years, it is more challenging when long-tenured employees resist change. At the same time, leaders who are timid in pursuing change tend to garner little engagement from employees. Leadership and change culture influence the success of… [More]
Businesses can take difference approaches to improve their operational processes. Some take a step-by-step approach. They start with automating high volume or most problematic manual processes to free up capacity. In doing so, they are able to increase speed and improve accuracy. Depending on the application or the tool they… [More]
How receptive is your company to change? The readiness for change has a bearing on who you need to champion change and the effort that would be required. The Readiness for Change grid illustrates the differences. When the change resistance is high, a conservative change mindset would lead to cautious… [More]
Great companies know how best to leverage their talent. They are cognizant that ownership is a key motivator for action. There are two components for creating ownership. Buy-in: Attaining buy-in is gaining alignment on the purpose of the work. This is an important first step. Without buy-in, employees could do… [More]
Informed decision making requires pertinent and factual information that guides you to put options and outcomes in proper perspective. The diagram shows the key elements that you need to incorporate into your decision making process.
Where does your business fit in this diagram? Examine the suggestions in the table below and see what opportunities are there for you to raise the bar.
Connie explains the three top reasons for a company’s demise. Lack of a strategy Not able to act quickly Poor management of finances
Connie shares 5 ways that organizations can protect their knowledge. 1. Document processes and know-how 2. Pay attention to cross-training employees 3. Find ways to use the knowledge so it is not forgotten 4. Provide continual development 5. Retain talent
Connie shares 3 ways to best integrate process, technology, and people. 1. Start with process and define what work needs to be done, who will do it, how they will do it, when and where it will get done. 2. Explore how to leverage technology. 3. Utilize the skills of your people to accomplish… [More]
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