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    Idea in brief format

    Posted on: June 30th, 2015 by READS Management Consulting

    The organizational structure presents certain gaps with respect to chain of command. The current table of organization has too many department heads reporting to the office of the president.

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    Posted on: February 5th, 2015 by READS Management Consulting

    When execution of strategy fumbles, or fails…check your organization design again.

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    It’s NOT the PUSH it’s the PULL

    Posted on: November 3rd, 2014 by READS Web Admin

    Long gone is the so called “tyrannical” rule wherein top management pushes and spoon-feeds the lower end of the organizational chart. An increasing percentage of work done today mainly depends on discretionary effort which is “the life blood of today’s economy” as Tammy Erickson, McKinsey Award-winning author, would put it. […]

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    Organizational Integrity

    Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by READS Web Admin

    During the flux of mergers and acquisitions, we had engaged a telecommunications company that was enveloped with anxiety, doubt and paranoia because of a merger. The old employees felt that they were going to be replaced by new ones – resulting to non-performance. Satisfaction of KRAs, Strategic Objectives and KPIs […]

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    The Real Success of Strategic Management

    Posted on: September 21st, 2014 by READS Web Admin

    Corporate leaders design plans for their companies for various reasons whether it is to maintain the company’s operations and to grow the business. It can also range from the very complex to the very simple. Business planning usually happens annually either at the beginning or at the end of the […]

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    Simple Complexities of Family Businesses

    Posted on: September 9th, 2014 by READS Web Admin
    concepts consulting

    We have been servicing family businesses for quite a while and they usually ask for two (2) things at the very start: professionalization and family governance. When prospective family business clients talk in further detail about what it means to “professionalize”, they begin talking about how the processes are not […]

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    Systematically Prudent

    Posted on: September 5th, 2014 by READS Web Admin

    The corporate setting, in all its glory, is a shiny thing to behold. It is overwhelmingly bright and beautiful. They seem to know and have it all—the processes, the structures, and the incredibly long list of positions in the organizational chart. More often than not, smaller and less professionalized family […]

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    Changing Company Culture Through Stories

    Posted on: September 5th, 2014 by READS Web Admin

    Culture comes from the Latin word ‘cultura’ deriving from ‘colere’ which means ‘to cultivate’ and generally refers to ‘patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures that give such activity significance.” It is a complex system with a multitude of interrelated processes and mechanism that keep it running along. Termed […]

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    Leadership Practices of Successful Entrepreneurs

    Posted on: August 17th, 2014 by READS Web Admin
    paradigm global

    One framework on leadership which was developed by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner describes how entrepreneurs function as leaders of their businesses. The Leadership Practice inventory includes five behavioral dimensions that are observed among successful entrepreneurial leaders. The five dimensions include: Challenging the Process Peter F. Drucker, a great management […]

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    Recession Requires Restructuring

    Posted on: August 1st, 2014 by READS Web Admin

    With one of the worst recessions in decades, businesses are now forced to decrease costs and improve productivity. The most often “go-to” plan is to restructure the organization. Indeed, many view that recessions offer less costly opportunities to implement needed restructuring or “creative destruction” that will allow for future growth […]

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