Locking in the Agility Lessons from COVID-19

Many of our organisations are reporting a strange but welcome side effect of an otherwise horrific crisis – that we have been able to respond with surprising agility. Decision timelines have shortened, work habits have changed and technology usage has increased (or modified). Indeed, generally, people have been willing to be more adaptive and/or responsive. […]

How to Restructure Your Way Out of Trouble

If you are a leader in any organisation, large or small, now is your moment. Now is a time to ensure survival, manage towards recovery, enhance the organisation’s resilience, and operate with more effectiveness than your enterprise might ever have done. For many of you, achieving these aspirations will require a restructure, and this short […]

Lessons we should learn from COVID-19 impacts

With a globalised COVID-19 virus killing hundreds of thousands of people, creating massive economic disruption, and heightening geopolitical tensions – the world seems to be a more fragile place. Yet, there are lessons we can take from this pandemic. Learnings which can make us stronger, more resilient, and more realistic. In this article, I will […]

Resilience Theory and Practice

Over the last decade Resilience theory for both individuals and organisations has emerged as a source of both theory and practice. This is certainly a time when these theories and practices are critically relevant. Bevington Group has been closely tracking developments in this space. The fifth webinar in the “Bevington Resilience” series is “Resilience Theory […]

Productivity for Cost and Capacity

The fourth webinar in the “Bevington Resilience” series is “Productivity improvement for cost and capacity”. This webinar provided an overview of the most commonly and successfully deployed productivity methods, and how to deploy them at speed. It addressed the objectives of unit cost reduction (for product and service), sustaining or improving quality, and capacity creation. […]