An organization’s mission statement defines its purpose for existing, answering the “what”, “who”, and “how” of your organization’s purpose. A mission statement not only describes your purpose to outsiders, but serves as a guide internally for your strategy and inspires change and progress.
Obstacles are inevitable when executing a strategy, but how you choose to handle them is what can make or break your plan. Properly identifying and prioritizing obstacles, and identifying actions to clear these obstacles, is critical to successfully executing a strategy.
Lessons Learned is a method of reflecting on the process of a project. It allows you to prepare for current and future projects as well to identify process improvements (Rowe & Sikes, 2006). Identifying and analyzing the lessons and outcomes from a project not only helps …
Our Trust Alliance Principles (TAP) Assessment allows your organization to self-assess its current level of trust based on Trust Across America’s 12 core trust principles and to create a plan to address any gaps that are identified.
Through a gap analysis, organizations identify the problems that their processes should overcome and prioritize them so that the gaps that most negatively impact meeting business needs can be addressed first.
Differing from an employee appraisal in which managers assess the progress employees achieve on specific job goals, a 360-Degree Assessment provides a balanced view of how others view an employee’s performance and competence in various traits.
Evaluating Program Alternatives is a method of analyzing the expected effectiveness and efficiency of a program, project, or policy to aid in selecting the best option for your organization to pursue. This model allows all stakeholders to be easily involved in the process and accompanying discussions.
Gathering requirements for a new system is not as straightforward as simply asking the stakeholders what they want. Involve all the relevant stakeholders in the process, discuss the level of necessity of each requirement, and create a specific plan to confirm and ensure that the requirements are clear and validated.
Whether your organization follows Lean Six Sigma, continuous improvement, or agile practices, identification and prioritization of improvement initiatives is a critical first step when undertaking a new project.
During Lean and Continuous Improvement initiatives, teams are challenged to find alternative ways to design a product, a process, or solve a problem. Alternatives can be identified using the “7-Ways” approach by ‘noodling’ in Powernoodle