Tag Archives: XeP3

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 […]

Cost Management

Employees waste a lot of effort working around systemic flaws that get buried. Brian Plowman explains how to dig them up and solve them. It’s difficult to take out costs from your organisation if its resources are already stretched. Such constraints make it important to target where changes to business processes will give the best […]