During a recent project a senior manager at a client company commented that it always takes them a long time to book flights, and asked if we knew any way to speed up the process. Nowadays, individuals can book a flight online within a few minutes. Simply input your travel dates and airports and you’re
We’re all too aware of the negative connotations often associated with management consultancies. In many cases consultants are brought in when a company is in a desperate situation. Admittedly they don’t always provide the necessary lifeline, perhaps due to a failure to ensure that the solutions they put in place will result in sustainable improvements.
Today I’d like to touch on something that’s crucial for all businesses but often handled poorly – knowledge management (KM). In a nutshell, KM is about making the right knowledge available to the right people when they need it. It’s about making sure that the organisation can learn and then retrieve and use that knowledge
It’s a generally-accepted myth that today’s employees, especially millennials, are more apt to job hop with the aim of accelerating their way up the pay scale and seniority ladder. The evidence, however, does not support this myth, and in fact, shows the opposite trend over the last few decades. According to the US Bureau of
Many executives see mapping out the structure of their organisation as a simple task, involving little more than putting a few boxes and lines on a piece of paper. They don’t realise that there is a science that should influence how an organisation is structured. Understanding and applying the principles behind organisational design will allow