A manifesto for renewing liberalism

A manifesto for renewing liberalism

According to the contentions of this article by The Economist, Liberalism made the modern world, but the modern world is turning against it. Europe and America are in the throes of a popular rebellion against liberal elites, who are seen as self-serving and unable, or unwilling, to solve the problems of ordinary people. Elsewhere a…

Get things done with Smaller Teams

Get things done with Smaller Teams

MIT Sloan contends here that an important executive goal in most large companies is to improve efficiency and effectiveness. With top-line revenue growth elusive in most markets, a key way to increase returns to shareholders is to boost the bottom line — and that means stepping up productivity. These gains need to come from improving…

The symbiotic relationship between organizational health and safety

The symbiotic relationship between organizational health and safety

McKinsey & Co means that management practices focusing on “hard” incentives, rewards, and consequences, as well as on employees’ mind-sets and values, make workplaces safer. Furthermore, that a high level of safety for all employees is important in itself, of course, and when companies fall short they expose themselves to greater liability, reputational risk, and…

Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter – December 2018

Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter – December 2018

A Year in Review December 2018     Message from the Founder As we complete another circuit around the sun, we find ourselves reflective of the year’s hard-fought battles won and lost, of loves arrived and departed, and of our professional successes and disappointments.  With rebuilding spirit and energy, we look with great anticipation to…