Stop playing whack-a-mole. Start your transformation.
When you have lots of problems to resolve and people pulling you in different directions, it’s frustrating when your improvement efforts feel disjointed and you’re struggling to get anywhere quickly. There are no winners in whack-a-mole; your unhappy workforce struggle to deliver services that satisfy your disappointed customers, wasting endless time, money and resources.
It’s time to put down the mallet. Instead of haphazardly basing your transformation programme on whoever shouts the loudest, you can work through clearly defined stages that focuses your approach on creating the most value. You can successfully provide the best customer experience, maximise efficiency, and embed a culture of continuous improvement.
Keep reading for resources to support your clear, effective approach to business transformation.
“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”
5 Stages for a successful business transformation
Our model below outlines proven high-level stages for a successful transformation. Learn more about how to apply it by signing up to our webinar using the details below.
1. Engage leadership
2. Agree your vision and design your destination state (TOM)
3. Conduct an organisational diagnostic and destination state gap analysis
4. Plan & align your transformation using a Master Schedule
5. Execute your plan & embed a new continuous improvement (CI) culture
The top 20 business transformations of the last decade
The CEO of Netflix sent an 11-page memo to all employees and stakeholders, engaging them with a clear purpose & new direction for the organisation – to become an award-winning producer of original content. The new vision was planned & implemented effectively as Netflix’s profit has approximately tripled and the organisation has won various accolades.
Alongside Netflix, you can read about ‘the top 20 business transformations of the last decade’ in the Harvard Business Review. These examples began with a new or clarified purpose that drive strategic decisions, influenced culture, and focused everyday tasks.
“It’s been a pleasure working with Ad Esse and while it’s taken some time, we are now seeing significant changes to the way the business not just performs, but thinks.”
Driving forward a business transformation programme is a great challenge for anyone. Having clearly defined stages makes this mammoth task more manageable… and will stop you from going round in circles!
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