Operational Excellence is…

“Operational Excellence is a state of readiness that is attained as the efforts throughout the organization reach a state of alignment for achieving its strategies; and where the corporate culture is committed to the continuous and deliberate improvement of company performance AND the circumstances of those who work there – and is precursor to becoming a high-performance organization.”

The Strategic HR Department

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I have been in business, running a consultancy (XONITEK) since 1985.  Besides it making me uniquely unemployable, I have had the opportunity to observe and interact with the many incarnations and varieties of Human Resource (HR) Departments at countless clients over the course of years. Marking our calendars, today is April 10th, 2023.  And to date, I have not observed a single HR Department which I would consider “strategic”.  By this I mean being aligned to the corporate vision and being an accelerant in the achievement of that vision.  I am sure that such HR Departments exist.  Heck, I am…
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