Tag: Execution Excellence

Balanced Metrics

When It comes to Metrics, Less is More

“In a crisis, metrics suddenly become a rare and precious commodity. Under pressure and faced with greater uncertainty, executives need data to manage risk; without the right metrics, they are forced to make decisions based on incomplete information.”

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Keeping your best employees
Building Culture

Human Capital: Once You Get ‘Em, How Do You Keep Them?

Answer the questions below to assess if your human capital is powering or hindering your ability to execute. Are your managers fully aware of the motivational needs of their team members? Is your organization fully able to attract and retain your top talent? Are your development, learning, and training programs fully aligned with your business strategy? Is knowledge widely shared across the organization? If you answered “No” at least once, your talent is disrupting your execution and the success of your business strategy is at risk.

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Activities & Structure

Are Your Employees Focused On What Matters?

Are your activities and structure consistent with your strategy and positioning? Consider the questions below. If you answer “no” at least once, you would be well-served to scrutinize the major activities being performed by your employees and weigh them against your strategy. If employees were asked, would they say that they spend their daily efforts only on tasks that are critical? Is your strategy a clear guide to help employees prioritize their daily activities and priorities? Do all employees clearly see the connection between their work and customer value?Is individual decision-making systematically encouraged?

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