Navigator Newsletter #180

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He has worked with or led teams working on projects to improve the quality of both products and services, reduce cost and streamline operations. The Navigator NewsletterPERSONAL NOTE FROM THE LEAD NAVIGATOR. Creating a Great Place to Work.

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

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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 !

Complimentary Resource – Operational Risk Management

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Operational Risk Management. You must proactively manage and reduce operational risk, but it requires discipline. This SAP Executive Insight Paper answers the following questions: What to do to ensure operational continuity? by SAP.

StrategyDriven Launches Operational Risk Management Resource Forum

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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. Complimentary Resource – Operational Risk Management.

Video Book Club – Beach Read Edition: Operation Mincemeat

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

Three Ways Document Management Software Can Streamline Operations

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Going paperless is a great way to streamline office operations – and help save the planet by reducing paper. You just finished reading Three Ways Document Management Software Can Streamline Operations !

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

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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.

Complimentary Resource – Maintaining Continuity of Operations with.

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StrategyDriven Advisory Services helps businesses become more operationally effective

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Because of our advisors’ direct leadership experience, StrategyDriven Advisory Services will initially focus on the Energy, Non-Profit, and Government sectors,” asserts Greg Gaskey, StrategyDriven’s Chief Operating and Financial Officer. “We’ve Operations and operational risk management.

Greg Gaskey Named StrategyDriven Enterprises Chief Operations Officer

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Executive leader brings hands-on management and operational experience to StrategyDriven’s Power & Utilities focused advisory services. Learn more about how StrategyDriven can help you improve your organization’s operational effectiveness and lower costs.

Risk Management Best Practice 1 – Map Corporate Risks to Operational Processes

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You just finished reading Risk Management Best Practice 1 - Map Corporate Risks to Operational Processes ! All enterprises face a unique set of risks that threatens long-term organizational success and viability.

Four Steps to Improve Poor Performance

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As business strategies and operations change, employees should be given the tools and skills needed to succeed. Underperforming employees are not hard to find. They are perpetually tardy or absent, or procrastinate and mismanage projects.

Futren’s Strategies for Employee Retention

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Futren Corporation is a private-club management and operations company with around 200 employees, based in Marietta, Ga. Businesses in the hospitality and food and beverage industries face many challenges.

Prioritize Before Starting Your Project

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To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. Launching a project before you have a good sense of all its components will likely slow down your operation. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day Prioritize Before Starting Your ProjectHere is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. Make sure you get your priorities right before [.]. Bob's blog entries "Guide to Project Management" Harvard Business Review.

Tactical Execution Best Practice 7a – Are You Thinking Lean? The ‘Wastes’ of Execution: Overproduction

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Non-value-added ‘wastes’ are a drain on the productivity of your operations and cost you in schedule, quality, and capital. Overproduction , the first of the 8 biggest wastes of Lean Operations, focuses on the unnecessary production of product before the customer demands it.

Tactical Execution Best Practice 7c – Are You Thinking Lean? The ‘Wastes’ of Execution: Inventory

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Non-value added ‘wastes’ are a drain on the productivity of your operations and cost you in schedule, quality, and capital. Greg Gaskey is a StrategyDriven Principal with over twenty years of nuclear plant operations, maintenance, and large-scale program and project management experience.

How to Communicate Your Company’s Values More Effectively

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To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. Most corporate communication plans fail to convey something fundamental to a company’s operations: its values. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day Rosanna M. Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. This is a missed opportunity to influence and energize employees. Here are [.].

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Futren Corporation is a private-club management and operations company with around 200 employees, based in Marietta, Ga. Businesses in the hospitality and food and beverage industries face many challenge s.

Prioritize Before Starting Your Project

First Friday Book Synopsis

To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. Launching a project before you have a good sense of all its components will likely slow down your operation. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day Prioritize Before Starting Your ProjectHere is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. Make sure you get your priorities right before [.]. Bob's blog entries "Guide to Project Management" Harvard Business Review.

Tactical Execution Best Practice 7b – Are You Thinking Lean? The ‘Wastes’ of Execution: Transportation

Strategy Driven

Non-value added ‘wastes’ are a drain on the productivity of your operations and cost you in schedule, quality, and capital. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter.

The Big Picture of Business – Cut the Weeds: Focus on Priorities and Strategy, Avoid the Time Zappers

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If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. One of the by-products of being high-profile is that you get hangers-on. Most mean well and want to associate with someone successful.

The Big Picture of Business – Diversity is Important for Business

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If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. This year is the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. I was on the committee that wrote that legislation.

The Big Picture of Business – Visioning Scope: Applying Vision Toward Your Organization’s Progress

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If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Visioning is the process where good ideas become something more. It is a catalyst toward long-term evaluation, planning and implementation.

The Big Picture of Business – The Fine Art of Failure: Benefiting from Mistakes to Assure Success

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If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Success and failure… it’s a matter of perspectives.

The Big Picture of Business – Quality is Important for Business: Real Quality vs. Arbitrary Metrics

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It applies to service industries and manufacturing operations. Paying attention to quality can realize: Lower operating costs. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter.

Death by Triangulation

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They may be unfairly blamed by others who operate from a victim’s mindset in order to avoid work or blame. Collaboration Exceptional Leadership Featured Leadership Newsletter business communications Communications triangulation“We don’t see the world as it is.

The Big Picture of Business – Avoid the Tired, Trite Terms: Encourage Original Thought, Focus on Priorities and Strategy

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If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Words count. Put together, they reflect corporate culture.

The Big Picture of Business – Communications Reflect Your Strategy

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The Big Picture of Business – Doing Your Best Work on Deadlines: Mobilizing the Energy for Best Business Success

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If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. We just had the first live TV musical play extravaganza on television after a 50-year hiatus.

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The Big Picture of Business – Biggest Excuses They Use… and You Should Avoid: Rationales and Reasons Why Businesses Fail

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Not engaging in planning for future operations: So what are you gonna do about it? If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter.

The Big Picture of Business – The Statistics Tree: Understanding Figures and What They Symbolize, Relating Directly to Your Business Success

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Of the companies who continue to operate without a plan, 40% of them will be out of business in the next 10 years. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter.

Customer Intimacy vs. Customer Satisfaction

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These paths are clearly and effectively outlined by Fred Wiersema and Michael Treacy in The Discipline of Market Leaders: Choose Your Customers, Narrow Your Focus, Dominate Your Market : 1) Operational Excellence – Lowest Cost.

Bottom-up Leadership Works | Top Executive Coaching with Tony Mayo.

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Author About Tony Mayo Newsletter Sign-up Comments are welcome. That means those staff who actually meet customers, or run operations, tell the boss what works, rather than vice versa.

Achieving the Best by Preparing for the Worst: Lessons Learned from High-Profile Crises, part 1 of 4

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airline industry reported an operating loss of more than $10 billion in 2001 and a net loss of almost $8 billion, according to Air Carrier Financial Statistics Quarterly, a compilation of airline financial reports issued by the U.S.

The Big Picture of Business – Community Relations and Cause Related Marketing Are Business Strategies, Not Sales Promotions: Determining the Right Kind of Tie-In Causes.

Strategy Driven

No business can operate without affecting or being affected by its communities. If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Business marries the community that it settles with.

The Big Picture of Business – Achieving the Best by Preparing for the Worst: Lessons Learned from High-Profile Crises, part 4 of 4

Strategy Driven

Another energy industry client operated coal mines. The binder containing the plan should include easy-to-read fact sheets and backgrounders on company operations, current phone numbers, and a delineated line of authority (from company resource people to the spokesperson).

The Big Picture of Business – Becoming a Legend

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If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Are you a legend? Do you admire people who went the distance? Have you celebrated organizations that succeeded?

The Big Picture of Business – Yesterdayism… Learning from the Past, Planning for the Future

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If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. This Annual Report issue celebrates the year, as basis for helping business people to prepare for the future.

The Big Picture of Business – Achieving the Best by Preparing for the Worst: Lessons Learned from High-Profile Crises, part 3 of 4

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If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Effective Crisis Handling, Case Studies. Crises can and will happen to good organizations.

Tactical Execution Best Practice 7 – Target Non-Value-Adding Work to Improve Efficiency

Strategy Driven

All high-performing organizations continually look for ways to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency. Greg Gaskey is a StrategyDriven Principal with over twenty years of nuclear plant operations, maintenance, and large-scale program and project management experience.

The Book That Will Change Your Travel Life

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Travel agents and agencies are operating in an antiquated model that only focuses on price and are not in touch with what today’s business traveler really is looking for in business travel. Business General Interview Just Ask Leadership Lifestyle Newsletter

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The Big Picture of Business – Doing Your Best Work on Deadlines: Mobilizing the Energy for Best Business Success

Strategy Driven

If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. We just had the first live TV musical play extravaganza on television after a 50-year hiatus.

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Use Scarcity to Spur Innovation

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To sign up for a free subscription, to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Necessity is the mother of invention. Bob's blog entries devise new ways of operating make better use of limited assets Management Tip of the Day Harvard Business Review Necessity is the mother of invention The Number One Key to Innovation: Scarcity" by Uri Neren. Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.