Resetting Your Operating Rhythm for the “New Normal”

Next Level Blog

The situation is too fast-moving, fluid and unprecedented for any of us to settle in for whatever the long haul is and keep on truckin’ with the same operating rhythm we’ve used up until now. That doesn’t mean, though, that we shouldn’t take a step back to assess our operating rhythm as leaders and professionals who still need to get stuff done. For years, I’ve been a big proponent of identifying and following through on your optimal operating rhythm.

Rethinking Your Management Approach and Your Team’s Operating Routine in Real-Time

Management Excellence

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5 Employee Training Tips for Smoother Operations

Strategy Driven

In order to make your new employees comfortable and get operations running smoothly, you need to train them well. Managing Your People business management communication skills employee training Staff Training strategydriven team management

How to Lower Your Small Business’s Operating Costs

Strategy Driven

Whether you’re looking to reopening or just need to cut down your current operating costs, there’s much a small business owner can do. Keeping your operating costs down is the number one thing any business can do to help ensure they can stay in the green and continue to grow.

Operating Out of Greatness

Lead from Within

Of her many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. Show Highlights: Am I operating out of greatness or am I operating out of the gap? Show others the greatness possible in their own lives by operating in your own.

Steps To Solving Operational Issues

Strategy Driven

If you are spending more time encountering the same issues over and over again in your business operations, you are going to notice over time that they are festering into bigger issues. Corrective Action Program Managing Your Business business management managing your business strategydriven

How To Operate When Consumer Confidence Is Low

Strategy Driven

This extra ‘shunting’ action helps the engine to tick over and ultimately resume its operation. With this advice, we hope you can learn to operate, even when consumer confidence is low.

What is Your Company’s Human Operating System?

N2Growth Blog

I like to call this collection of systems the organization’s “ Human Operating System.” ” Your firm’s Human Operating System is, of course, informed by your vision , enabled by your strategic plans and is translated into company culture. Here are the key parts of every Human Operating System: 1. Change Management Systems – These systems include all of the processes and procedures used to set direction and manage change.

Important Changes That Improve The Efficiency Of Your Shipping Operation

Strategy Driven

As well as speed, you also need to consider the cost of your shipping operation. That’s why you need to make an effort to improve the efficiency of your shipping operation. Improve Inventory Management. Manage Expectations.

Corrective Action Program Best Practice 16 – On-duty Operations Staff Notification of Operational Deficiencies

Strategy Driven

On-duty operations personnel are responsible for a facility’s safe and reliable operation. You just finished reading Corrective Action Program Best Practice 16 - On-duty Operations Staff Notification of Operational Deficiencies !

3 Proven Ways Call Centers Can Better Streamline Operations

Chart Your Course

In particular, when it comes to improving the customer service experience and streamlining operations, today’s call center agents now have a wide array of tech solutions to resolve these matters. The post 3 Proven Ways Call Centers Can Better Streamline Operations appeared first on.

Rethinking Your Management Approach and Your Team’s Operating Routine in Real-Time

Art Petty

In talking with top executives, it’s no surprise that one of the biggest challenges they are facing is transferring their well-established operating routines into an online/virtual format. Many managers are learning their well-honed cadence and schedule of activities to review, plan, and communicate no longer works in a virtual world.

Digitalizing Your Business Means Re-Imagining How It Operates

N2Growth Blog

This capability provides management with increased flexibility in defining the work environment. In essence, business processes need not be limited by reporting lines or geography in this kind of operating model.

Operation Getting More Value In Business

Strategy Driven

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Complimentary Resource – Operational Risk Management

Strategy Driven

Operational Risk Management. Without a consistent way to manage people, assets, and process safety, companies are more susceptible to risks that drive up costs and can cause serious incidents. You must proactively manage and reduce operational risk, but it requires discipline.

Tips For Leading A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk , by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia : Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills.

StrategyDriven Launches Operational Risk Management Resource Forum

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven is proud to announce the launch of a risk management resource forum; providing innovative thought leadership and collaboration opportunities to help leaders effectively address their most pressing operational risks. Risk Management – Introduction.

Community Management

Lead Change Blog

One of the largest barriers in several organizations is that many managers still tend to think using hierarchical paradigms. Targets, management on result, and control remain the magic words. Roughly speaking, a network organization is about communities and community management, raising the question of how you build communities. The central person route fits with the way organizations operate as formally structured as well as informally driven.

Launching Your Business: How To Organize Your Operation

Strategy Driven

Decide Between Managed Or Self-Service. Managed offices mean that you have all of the bills and services included, even the cleaning! When you’re working on a large scale and you have products to manufacture, or an operation line to set up, things need to run like clockwork.

Executive Coaching Success Story: Senior Vice President Business Operations, Telecommunications

The Center For Leadership Studies

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Executive Coaching Success Story: Chief Operating Officer, Healthcare

The Center For Leadership Studies

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Executive Coaching Success Story: Executive Vice President Business Operations, Finance

The Center For Leadership Studies

The post Executive Coaching Success Story: Executive Vice President Business Operations, Finance appeared first on Situational Leadership® Management and Leadership Training. Success Stories

Three Ways Document Management Software Can Streamline Operations

Strategy Driven

Document management software can put important documents at your fingertips in seconds and help you keep everything organized. But which document management solution would work best for your office? Use a document management system that enables editing.

Value of Evaluating Business Operational Performance

Strategy Driven

Our Value of Evaluating Business Operational Performance video describes how to calculate the financial benefit of having a business performance assessment program that enables you to identify the actions needed to make your organization’s performance rise above the rest.

5 Ways to Incorporate Data Science into Business Operations

Strategy Driven

In fact, this ubiquitous field of science seems to now be having an impact on almost every industry, as intelligent entrepreneurs and business managers recognize the need to make data-based decisions while conducting everyday operations and setting long-term goals.

Video Book Club – Beach Read Edition: Operation Mincemeat

Next Level Blog

Operation Mincemeat is a true story that reads like a novel.

How To Lead A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk , by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia : Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills.

Talent Identification and Management

Career Advancement

“Talent management deserves as much focus as financial capital management in corporations.” ~ Jack Welch One of the best ways to strengthen your company as a whole is to devote attention to developing your employee talent. Talent identification and management begin with The Four P’s.

Complimentary Resource – Operational Risk Management: How Best-in-Class Manufacturers Improve Operating Performance with Proactive Risk Reduction

Strategy Driven

Operational Risk Management : How Best-in-Class Manufacturers Improve Operating Performance with Proactive Risk Reduction. Click here for more information on Operational Risk Management : How Best-in-Class Manufacturers Improve Operating Performance with Proactive Risk Reduction.

Running a Smooth Operation: Tips for a More Organized Warehouse

Strategy Driven

Of course, having a small amount of safety stock is always sensible, but you should reduce this to the bare minimum if you want to run a really smooth operation. This should be a no-brainer, but so many warehouse operatives have like items scattered all over the place.

4 Ways To Lead A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk, by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia: Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills.

In Search of Good Operators in Business

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Can Your Company’s Operations Cause a Black Swan Event?

Strategy Driven

Could your company’s operational performance cause the next Black Swan tragedy? Does your company’s operations involve significant amounts of hazardous or potentially hazardous materials? Does your company’s operations involve high energy systems or materials?

Remote Working and Management: Accepted or Not?

CoachStation

This has been triggered by the recent Covid-19 environment, improvements in technology, recognised cost-savings and manager/employee attitudes. Remote management adds significantly to the requirement for effective leadership. The post Remote Working and Management: Accepted or Not?

Simple Physical Routines for Successful Stress Management

Next Level Blog

This week, I want to start with three basic physical routines that are essential to stress management – eating, moving and sleeping. And, in the weeks to come, stay tuned for some simple and applicable ideas for mental, relational and spiritual routines that can help you manage the load.

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Leadership and Knowledge Management

N2Growth Blog

Leaders who don’t understand the value of distributable and actionable knowledge not only limit opportunities, but they’re also building huge contingent operating liabilities. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

Advice: Manage Well by Leading Better

N2Growth Blog

Management is your day job; leadership is your career. That is a variation on a comment I heard recently from an executive who was speaking about the responsibilities that senior managers have to lead their organizations through change.

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Candidate Management During a Crisis

N2Growth Blog

I am no stranger to the challenges of candidate management during a crisis. Consider the following recommendations for effective candidate management during a crisis: Empathize: In a situation like this, it is human nature to think about one’s own health, safety, career, and expenses first. The first step to great candidate management is thinking about what he/she is going through psychologically and emotionally at any point in the interview process.

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Beware Cargo Cult Management

Lead Change Blog

The residents of those islands had never seen airplanes, or canned food, or many other things that the military uses to support operations. The post Beware Cargo Cult Management appeared first on Lead Change. During World War II, the Allied Forces established supply bases in airfields on many islands in the South Pacific. But they were intelligent people and they observed what the military people did to make all those goods show up. This is what they saw.

One Secret Of Highly Effective Managers

Lead Change Blog

This tendency is problematic if you are a manager. Our account managers liked candidates who were versatile and had broad knowledge. It was these partners we considered for broader management positions, because we had learned over time that the best managers….

Complimentary Resource – Improving Business Operation Performance With Innovations

Strategy Driven

Improving Business Operation Performance With Innovations. Learn how using analytics to guide a business operations function is the path to continuous improvement and achieving higher operational performance. by SAP.

Company Asset Management

Lead Change Blog

Also, some assets become outdated as time goes by or the business changes its operation. The post Company Asset Management appeared first on Lead Change. For small and large businesses to thrive, they must have inventory. Also, they need long-term investment that is used to produce income. Computers, tools of the trade, vehicles, and buildings are the best examples of fixed assets. In a nutshell, a fixed asset is anything that a company buys intending to use for more than one year.

7 Ways to Improve Operations Without Sacrificing Worker Safety

Harvard Business

The culmination was an incident at an insecticide plant in LaPorte, Texas, where, as a result of a basic process safety management failure , an extremely toxic chemical—methyl mercaptan—was released and two workers were overcome. To get management’s attention, I issued a statement declaring that “these four preventable workplace deaths and the very serious hazards we uncovered at this facility are evidence of a failed safety program.”