Monthly Archives: October 2014


Signpost to Project Hell

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Oct 2014

Signpost to Project Hell

– Action items consistently fail to be completed – dates keep slipping week after week. – Scope creep – the boundaries of the project keep moving before things are completed. – Change is accepted without assessing/accounting for impact. – Very large work packages identified that were not in the original project estimates. – Misunderstood goals or no goals understood at all. – Client failing to...

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Strategy Checklist – 7 Compulsory Questions

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Oct 2014

Strategy Checklist – 7 Compulsory Questions

It is not unusual for companies to rush into writing their strategy without doing a bit of background thinking and maybe a bit of research! Before you rush into your ‘strategy workshop’ or board meeting where you will be discussing strategy, it would help if everyone has done their homework. Everyone in the room needs to be pretty clear about their answers to the following...

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Employee Engagement

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Oct 2014

Employee Engagement

70% of change initiatives that fail, do so as a result of unproductive management behaviour and lack of staff engagement. (UKCES) For the last few years many of our clients have been focused on organisational development – ensuring that their structures and processes were fit for current and anticipated future purposes. Their focus now seems to be changing to employee engagement. So what is it...

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