Archive: Business Performance Management

Simplified Not Simplistic Strategy

Let’s agree on one thing. Business is complicated. It doesn’t matter what business or sector your organization is in – there are lots of things going on inside and out that have to come together in just the right way for your organization and people to produce great results. However, business complexity shouldn’t cause organizations […]

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Collaborative Strategy – Smart or Dumb CEO Move?

The primary premise of collaborative strategy is that giving everyone in your organization a seat at the strategy table delivers huge benefits – to senior leadership, the organization (in the form of better business performance), your customers and stakeholders, and your employees themselves. The outcome of a collaborative strategy approach is a more relevant, actionable […]

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How to Integrate Value for Money Thinking into Your Healthcare Organization’s Culture

Value for money (VfM) thinking is an important “new” imperative that healthcare organizations must build into their organizational skill set. However, before launching into this post, let’s be clear that I am not suggesting that, in response to this new requirement, you should create an exclusively VfM-oriented culture in your healthcare organization. Safety and patient […]

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What Stakeholder Outcome(s) is Your Organization Ultimately Accountable for Delivering?

More often than not, when I ask the leaders of public sector healthcare and social service organizations this question, they can’t give me a straight answer. Sometimes, I get a blank stare or (frequently) they object to my question. What do I mean, what stakeholder outcomes are we accountable for delivering? Outcomes are difficult to […]

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Five Ways Your Company Must Evolve to Remain Competitive in 2014 (and beyond)

In his November 18th article called “A New Center of Gravity For Management?”, Forbes Magazine contributor Steve Denning reported on the 2013 Global Peter Drucker Forum where experts explored the managerial implications of complexity. More specifically, this year’s discussions explored the level of dynamic complexity organizations and business leaders are presently facing. Given a consensus […]

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