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Commitment and Operational Effectiveness

In our most recent newsletter, we discussed the attributes of commitment in order to yield our desired results. Most of us value excellence. Yet, we often are not willing to take the necessary steps needed to create it. When the commitment is there, we are able to achieve much greater than we imagined. This applies

A Team Effort

To effectively evaluate the status quo within an organization, as we discussed in our most recent newsletter, it is most effectively executed through a team effort. Obtaining team buy-in and commitment reaps results. Vince Lombardi said it well: “Individual commitment to a group effort–that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society

Before and After

As our recent newsletter encouraged, looking at the status quo can lead to innovation. One way to do this is to evaluate “before and after” as to what is and where the organization would like to go. This can be done by: Obtaining clarity on the strategy for the next 2 or 3 years and

Who? What? Where? How? (etc)

In our most recent newsletter, we discussed the perils of settling into a status quo state of mind. If you want to explore looking at an existing process with a “refresh” view, ask the following questions: How important is this process to your organization’s success? If it is important and it is a critical process,

Templates and Consistency

Have you ever opened a file and it takes you 10 minutes to figure out where the information is that you need? We at Aldridge Kerr recommend that written communication be consistent so that we can find information more easily. In fact, we encourage our Clients to build templates on the various types of documentation