Augmenting human problem solving in an increasingly digital workspace

When problems do occur in increasingly digitized operations, they are bigger, more complex and may never have been experienced before. With so much data available through new monitoring devices, problem-solving skills that can quickly eliminate irrelevant data are key to laying a solid groundwork for the advanced problem solving and root cause analysis used in successful Operational Excellence programs.

The Consequences of Choice: The Final Step in Decision Making

The negative consequences of any action are as tangible as its benefits, sometimes more so. Before moving ahead with a decision, it is imperative to consider risk: the possible adverse consequences of feasible alternatives.

Maximize Your Training Investment: Identify and Remove Barriers that Derail Training Success

The critical behaviors that a training program is designed to instill and sustain need encouragement. If the work environment makes it difficult to apply new learning, training dollars are wasted. Identifying and removing those barriers that impede these desired behaviors accelerates integration of new skills

The Future of Work Is a Flexible, Adaptable, and Resilient Workforce

Employees can take advantage of energized organizational concerns for well-being by responding to efforts made by businesses to address workforce resilience. Here are five actions that can help build your resilience and value in today’s new normal.

Planning When The Future is Murky. Three actions To Manage Uncertainty

 

Controlling the impact of business uncertainty requires frequent appraisals of current concerns based on relevant information and cooperative assessments of priorities. Situation appraisals guided by the following three actions help determine the way forward during uncertain times.  

 

Business Coaching to Support Change

Effective team coaching gives individuals the opportunity to evolve and blossom, building support and commitment for those projects with targets that are proving to be ellusive.

Improving Remote Work with Project Management Skills

Remote work continues to be the new normal in many organizations. Enhanced project management skills provide a valuable structure to keep organizations productive.

Challenges to manufacturing during a pandemic

A well-executed, holistic response to addressing safety during the pandemic goes beyond maintaining protocols. Addressing these on-going challenges can improve and control safety effectively.

Keeping Projects on Track: Risk Management During the Pandemic

Many projects ground to a halt or limped along due to the corona virus pandemic. As organizations come back online, and projects are modified and adapted to move ahead, taking steps to minimize project risk can help to ensure project success. 

Six Strategies for Transcending Cultural Barriers in Teams

The cultural diversity that characterizes 21st century organizations is challenging leaders to take actions that can unify teams around shared goals.  Here are six guidelines for improving the success of multi-cultural teams.    

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