Whitepapers & Brochures 

Our brochures and whitepapers describe some of our methodologies to help corporations and non-profit organizations achieve competitive differentiation and reach a higher level of productivity.

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A Catalog Approach to Database DesignMany organizations design workflow applications by focusing entirely on a specific function rather than considering the systemic impact. Using examples of companies that successfully developed online catalog businesses can help managers think differently about system design. Download a copy of our whitepaper describing how managers can approach the problem of effective workflow application design.

Effective Performance Coaching - One of the most difficult management tasks is developing an effective coaching process that drives employees to achieve top performance while ensuring that the process itself does not distract from crisp execution of business strategies and plans. This whitepaper discusses methods that managers can implement to achieve top performance and embed "exception-based management" practices to achieve effective performance with more efficient use of scarce resources. 

Managing Organizational Competencies - A focus on organizational competencies is more critical to achieving team alignment, effective execution and the right allocation of scarce resources than is a focus on strategic goals.This whitepaper introduces managers to the concept of organizational competencies - which are different than "employee skills" - and shows how they can be used to drive all aspects of corporate performance from project planning to performance evaluation and budgeting scarce resources.

Using Strategic Planning to Plan a Lunch - In many aspects of our daily lives we plan personal and business events and activities in a manner that mirrors the approach we take in developing a strategic plan for the organizations that we manage. And yet we rarely “cascade” that same planning process down into the business. Doing so enables us to implement a systemic approach to program and project planning that results in management and team alignment and an overall “trusted” decision-making process across the enterprise. This whitepaper gives an example of how we apply strategic planning concepts to organizing our lunch meetings, but do not use the same processes in running our business.

The Value of a Non-Executive Chairman - Appointing a Non-Executive Chairman is the single most effective step a Board of Directors can take to force sweeping change in governance – a proven drive of higher market value. This whitepaper discusses the value of separating the role of CEO and Chairman and talks about its importance in companies of all types - both private high growth companies and publicly held corporations.

Strategic Consulting Services Brochure - Our approach to consulting on team alignment, workflow management, strategy development  and strategy execution is very different from most consultants. This presentation shows the ways we differ and how we can add significant value to your overall management process and organizational effectiveness.

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