Our business is helping your business How many times have we heard this from suppliers? Are they really there to help us and our problem - or are they there to sell a product? Or is this just a fad tag line in the business world? This is much like the training and learning debate occurring in training - the 'training provider' having a product and the learner having a need - but do they really match? The identification of needs is really important to identify the gap (gap analysis). In … [Read more...] about Our business is helping your business to grow (or survive) – tag lines gone mad!
What is a Diagnostic Review? Before exploring the function and content of a Diagnostic Review lets understand what we mean. Diagnostic - Refers to something that is used to determine the cause or disorder in a function/ organization. Review - A commentary, often with criticism or correction. Also a report providing a critical consideration of a work or activity. A diagnostic review examines an organizations management and financial systems and practices. Diagnostic reviews are generally … [Read more...] about Organizational Diagnostic Reviews
Business Improvement Review - Strategic version Business Improvement Review - Strategic version As organizations grow they need to take the time to ensure the organic growth is relevant for achieving their vision. The BIR-S is a rapid diagnostic tool which can help manage this growth. While the Business Improvement Review is an effective diagnostic tool with many businesses or organizations we have found that when used with larger organizations we need to take a slightly different … [Read more...] about business improvement review – strategic (BIR-s)
Business Improvement Review - Human Resources version. Organizational Development and Culture Change. Business Improvement Review - Human Resources version - OD diagnostic While the Business Improvement Review is an effective diagnostic tool with many businesses or organizations we have found that internal consultants, HR departments/ teams only want to look at the people management and leadership aspects of their organization. The BIR-HR (soon to be re-branded LIR - Leadership … [Read more...] about business improvement review -human resources (BIR-hr)
BIR Business Improvement Review What is the BIR? The Business Improvement Review is a form of structured SWOT analysis. It follows the PRIMO-F methodology for looking at all internal factors in a balanced way. Developed with the knowledge of 11 business advisers, the BIR has taken over 10 man years to design, develop, refine and deploy. It contains over 200 years of experience of running companies from 5-50,000 employees. Unlike most 'diagnostic' tools, the BIR does not attempt to … [Read more...] about BIR Business Improvement Review