How To Improve Your Business Operations

Strategy Driven

Effective business operations are key to the short and long-term success of any institution. That is why this article is here to shed some light on what you can do, as a business owner and entrepreneur, in order to improve these operations in the first place.

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.

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. Route planning software is absolutely essential if you want to increase efficiency in your shipping operation.

Operation Getting More Value In Business

Strategy Driven

As a business, providing customers with value for money. However, you mustn’t forget to ensure that your spending generates the best results too. Making your capital work harder will lift a great weight from your shoulders while also enabling you to pass some of the savings onto your clients.

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 !

Launching Your Business: How To Organize Your Operation

Strategy Driven

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. You just finished reading Launching Your Business: How To Organize Your Operation !

How to K.I.S.S. Lousy Operational Meetings Goodbye

Leadership Freak

Corporate teams love meetings. People who do the work can’t wait for meetings to end. Use a K.I.S.S. agenda to run meetings real people love to attend. #1. Keep: What do we need… Continue reading → Leading Meetings and agendas Meetings

Secret Sauce: Mike Bowker Chief Operating Officer of Cable One

Leadership Freak

Welcome to “Secret Sauce Sunday.” I invite leaders who I admire to share real world leadership principles they have learned on their journey. The insights that follow are born in Mike Bowker’s experience.… … Continue reading → Secret Sauce

Mindful Mondays: How to Optimize Your Operating Rhythm

Next Level Blog

From the department of real life experience, here''s a quick post on how to optimize your operating rhythm. As I work on a new book while maintaining a pretty full plate of work with clients, I''ve found that tuning into my operating rhythm is vital to getting anything done.

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.

Complimentary Resource – Operational Risk Management

Strategy Driven

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.

Secret Sauce: A Chief Operating Officer Didn’t Get Promoted

Leadership Freak

If promotion or advancement didn’t work out for you, the practical lessons in this post are for you. Welcome to “Secret Sauce Sunday.” I invite leaders who I admire to share real world… Continue reading → Failure Secret Sauce Success Leadership Development leadership journey

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. To close, what does your organization’s Human Operating System look like?

Google Operators Guide for Marketers [Infographic]

Women on Business

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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.

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.

Digitalizing Your Business Means Re-Imagining How It Operates

N2Growth Blog

In essence, business processes need not be limited by reporting lines or geography in this kind of operating model. Rather, the internal operating model of a business must be re-thought as well. Today’s digital capabilities offer great promise for businesses big and small.

Operating Out of Greatness

Lead from Within

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. Rory shares 6 traits to know if you’re operating out of greatness. Listen to Podcast.

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. Complimentary Resource – Operational Risk Management.

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.

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?

Three Ways Document Management Software Can Streamline Operations

Strategy Driven

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 !

3 Business Operational Tasks to Integrate with Your Billing System

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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.

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.

Complimentary Resource – Maintaining Continuity of Operations with.

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StrategyDriven Advisory Services helps businesses become more operationally effective

Strategy Driven

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.

5 Important Checks To Be Made Before Your Assembly Line Starts Operating

Strategy Driven

No matter how well staffed, how large your operation, or how trustworthy the firm is that you’re outsourcing to, it falls to you as the responsible business owner to make these 5 checks to your assembly line before you give the go-ahead for production. Photo courtesy of Pascal via flickr.

Greg Gaskey Named StrategyDriven Enterprises Chief Operations Officer

Strategy Driven

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.

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.

Dimension, Time, Cost Operator: Seeing Problems Differently

Mike Cardus

I have written about DTC Operator before here and here. Innovation Tool: DTC Operator from Michael Cardus. Try DTC Operator out and let me know what happens. Plus I just gave a talk about Innovation Tools and made the PowerPoint below.

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.

Quality Tools to Discover Solutions: DTC Operator

Mike Cardus

Dimension Time Cost Operator. Dimension Time Cost Operator (DTC) – A TRIZ tool for for seeing problems differently exploring ideas of extremes in size, time and cost. The DTC Operator can work to release Psychological Inertia. The DTC Operator Algorithm.

Eric Budd Presentation on Data and Operational Definitions

Deming Institute

Eric Budd’s presentation at the 2016 Annual Deming Institute Conference: An Exercise in Operational Definition. And in this example the data even has an operational definition used in collecting the data.

The Difference Between Transformational and Operational Strategies

Six Disciplines

According to the McKinsey article " Brilliant Strategy, But Can You Execute? ", there were two basic kinds of strategies: transformational and operational. A strategies is operational if the company face relatively low uncertainty and are mostly attempting to play the same old game better than the competition does. For the operational strategy, a company must focus doggedly on conventional measures like capacity utilization or throughput, and on such basics as customer service.

Head of Human Resources Operations – Bombardier – Plattsburgh, NY

HR Digest

You are managing a team of eight (8) site-based operational HR business partners. Head of Human Resources Operations - Bombardier - Plattsburgh, NY. The post Head of Human Resources Operations – Bombardier – Plattsburgh, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. HR Jobs. Assure the conformity of the HR practices with employment laws and regulations. From Bombardier - Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:58:01 GMT - View all Plattsburgh, NY jobs.

Strategic or operational business functions, is there an option?

Rapid BI

What might be operational one day is strategic the next! The post Strategic or operational business functions, is there an option? Human Resources & Talent Management minifig operational outsourcing strategic strategic or operational value addFor a long time professions such as Human Resources and Marketing have aimed to be strategic players. Often some functions are sub contracted, with the “strategic stuff” retained in house. Is this sustainable?

Corporate Lifecycles; Dual Operating Systems – My 5 Takeaways from Accelerate (XLR8) by John Kotter

First Friday Book Synopsis

I presented my synopsis of Accelerate yesterday at the First Friday Book Synopsis. Accelerate (XLR8): Building Strategic Ability for a Faster-Moving World by John Kotter?. Harvard Business Review Press, 2014). Here is a brief summary of what John Kotter says in his new book, Accelerate: Whatever is working well now is threatened now. The pace of […]. Randy''s blog entries

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In Search of Good Operators in Business

Management Excellence

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Managerial Leadership Training Tool: Using DTC Operator Innovation Planning

Mike Cardus

Dimension Time Cost Operator. Dimension Time Cost Operator (DTC) – is a tool for for seeing problems differently exploring ideas of extremes in size and cost. The DTC Operator can work to release Psychological Inertia. The DTC Operator Algorithm.

Moving from Operations to HR Helped Microsoft’s Chief Security Officer’s Career Path

Leadership Freak

The term “best” is best understood in context. When I asked Mike Howard to talk about the best things he’s done, it was in the context of choices that best helped his career path. First, the Chief Security Officer for Microsoft said, “getting involved in Martial Arts was a good choice. It taught me discipline [.]. Decisions Interview Marks of leaders Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development

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

Strategy Driven

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.