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Most Brand Management is Misguided and Makes Things Worse

Many organizations are making major investments in external branding. But often less attention or investment is made in improving the organization’s internal effectiveness. If frontline staff isn’t living the brand, customers’ raised expectations are dashed and their anger and cynicism grows. One of the biggest reasons frontline staff can’t live the brand is because operational, […]

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Leadership and Culture Development for Higher Health and Safety

Leadership and organization culture are THE critical X factors. “Soft” leadership and culture boosts or BLOCKS health and safety improvement efforts. Safety is a leadership and culture issue. There are very few strictly “safety problems.” But there are many leadership and organization effectiveness problems that show up in accidents, sickness, and other symptoms of organizational […]

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Why Real Leaders Pump Gas

Appreciation of customer and employee perspectives and understanding process from the inside requires leaders to experience things hands-on.

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The Newest Pet Rock Needs a Firm Foundation

Process re-engineering is a powerful tool in a larger improvement effort, outside in.

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Process Management Pathways and Pitfalls (Part Two)

Process management is an invaluable part of disciplined management systems. Discover the Process Management approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.

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Process Management Pathways and Pitfalls (Part One)

Process management is an invaluable part of disciplined management systems. Discover the Process Management approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.

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Process Management Improves the Horizontal Flow

While our organizations have been organized vertically (with individual, isolated functions), their operations depend on processes that flow horizontally (across the organization).

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Pathways and Pitfalls to Setting Organizational Goals and Priorities

Discover the Setting Organizational Goals and Priorities approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your organization's pathway to success.

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Organization Structure Limits or Liberates High Performance

Improvement planning, process management, teams, skill development, and the like are either constrained or boosted by our organization's structure and support systems. If we are unhappy with the behavior of people on our team or in our organization, we need to take a closer look at the system and structure they're working in.

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Managing the Reengineering-Incremental Improvement Paradox

Both process reengineering and incremental improvement are needed. How, when, and where each approach and combinations of both are used, depends on the task to be performed. Like visions and goals, reengineering and incremental improvement is another and/also paradox to be managed.

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Getting it Together: Integrating Customer Focus

Change direction from internal to customer focus, functional to horizontal management and management-centeredness to total involvement.

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Pathways to Performance: A Guide to Transforming Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization

Pathways to Performance: A Guide to Transforming Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization

Managers keep searching for the sure-fire change and improvement path. But following the trendy and popular routes often lead them over a cliff or into dead-end canyons. Cutting through the buzzwords and theories, comes Pathways to Performance — a guide to help you, your team, and your organization blaze your own successful way to high performance.

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Leadership and Culture Development is Critical to Lean/Six Sigma Success

Lean/Six Sigma was brought into more popular use with the Total Quality Management/Continuous Quality Improvement movements over two decades ago (you can read some of the roots of approach in this online Introduction to Firing on all Cylinders: The Service/Quality System for High-Powered Corporate Performance). In 1990 MIT researcher James P. Womack published The Machine […]

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The Deadly Search for the Right Path to Process Management

I received an e-mail from a reader who was recently promoted into a process improvement coordinator role working with their management team. He asked me for the right path to begin. The root of this kind of question is what has caused so much of the fad surfing and rigid off-the-shelf programs that have messed […]

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It’s Often About Processes Not People

Experiences in the past few months are clearly trying to tell me to review the keys to process management in this issue. Problems with processes have featured prominently in a number of my workshops and management retreats. Much of the ongoing consulting and organizational coaching work we’re doing at The CLEMMER Group is currently centered […]

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Process Mapping Stops “The Blame Game”

The downside of today’s focus on accountability and performance management is a fragmented view of how work flows across every organization. As a result departmental silos are reinforced and way too much finger pointing occurs. This leads to a culture of “if it’s not our fault, it must be yours.” I love to get examples […]

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