Tag Archives: Restructuring

High performance and clarity of operations strategy

High performance and clarity of operations strategy High performance and clarity of operations strategy are a common pairing because it is operational processes and functions that deliver to customers. By Roger Perry The 18th century thinker politician Thomas Walpole famously commented that, “When people will not weed their own minds, they are apt to be overrun […]

How NOT to stuff up a company restructure

How NOT to stuff up a company restructure A great company restructure design can improve your chances of success. However, the process requires you to think about what constitutes a good structure. By Roger Perry Restructures can be an invaluable way to accelerate performance. However, they can only do so if they are well executed and […]

Organisational Resilience and Anti-fragility: How businesses can grow through stress

In increasingly uncertain times leaders have been struggling with how to build organisations that are resilient to anticipated and unanticipated threats. A whole genre of literature and practice has emerged on the subject of resilience, however, the conversation is already moving on. The issue now is how we build organisations that thrive and develop, not […]

XeP3 Solving The Productivity Paradox

by Danny Samson, Feature Editor, University of Melbourne, Australia; and Tom Bevington, Bevington Group Twenty-five years ago, Wickham Skinner of the Harvard Business School published a landmark article called “The Productivity Paradox” (HBR 1986), pointing out that despite best intentions, large efforts, and the adoption of all sorts of improvement programs and initiatives, productivity seemed […]

Is a corporate restructure the answer to your business woes?

Is a corporate restructure the answer to your business woes? As a new CEO, a corporate restructure might seem like a wise first move. But what problem are you are trying to solve, and is a restructure the answer? By Roger Perry If you’ve just been appointed as CEO, or you’re a current CEO and performance […]