All posts by: Doug Allen

STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT – PART 3, FEELING THE BENEFIT As this post has a lot of content about Strategic Alignment, here are some links to the bits you may want to revise. Recap Part 1 Recap Part 2 Employee Engagement Customer...
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STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT – PART 2, ONE DIRECTION As this post has a lot of content about Strategic Alignment, here are some links to the bits you may want to revise. Recap Part 1 Strategies Fail without Strategic Alignment Strategic Alignment...
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STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT PART 1, EXECUTING THE PLAN As this post has a lot of content here are some links to the bits you may want to revise. What is strategic alignment? Why is strategic alignment important? How to start strategic...
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Starting an improvement journey Most people in business agree that success can be driven by accelerating business improvement. However, there are so many people out there starting a journey with 5S, and 6 months in to the journey they are...
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It’s transformation or wither in today’s business environment There are fundamental changes in business operation. Effects of globalisation, a major slowdown in Western economies, significant shifts in technology, rising energy costs, and the challenges of regulatory compliance. Add to that...
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How great would it be if everyone in your organisation understood your strategy, and was working towards the organisation’s objectives everyday? Welcome to strategic deployment…. Strategy is a fundamental part of any business. You ask any senior leader worth her...
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AUTONOMOUS IMPROVEMENT – A thing of legend? Over the last couple of weeks Anna and I have been having some fun accelerating improvement with a client in the West Midlands. It’s a great company with a strong tradition of manufacture, a united...
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Generally over a beer, one of my oldest friends and I often explore our differing opinions about the world. Especially, the motives of leadership behaviour in the workplace. I was interested in what he thought of 100% efficiency. Moreover, if he...
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