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Abandoning Change for Change’s Sake

Change as previously stated is inevitable. How it manifests itself can bee seen as being either good or bad. Businesses do have a choice on the outcome. Any change will impact the business in some degree. Multiple changes will have … Continue reading

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Intentions, Actions and Business Outcomes

The aphorism “The road to hell is paved with good intentions” is particularly apt when looking at businesses or governments that aren’t doing as well as they should. Intending to do something is not the same as actually doing it. … Continue reading

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Framing Decisions in Business

Change is inevitable. Every business enterprise whether private, government or ‘not for profit will be subject to some sort of change. How they respond will influence if the the outcome is positive or negative. Change can be driven by many … Continue reading

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Where is the vision and the good decisions supporting it?

What has happened to the practice of having a vision, determining goals and objectives, defining a need, establishing benefits then making good decisions. Recently an email sent by the Australian Prime Minister indicated that expenditure on education in Australia would … Continue reading

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Wishful thinking – the antithesis of good management.

Poor decisions with poor outcomes are common when a business engages in ‘wishful thinking’. Agreeing to pursue a course of action because of what the decision maker wants to occur is not always wise. Ignoring drivers, constraints and capabilities when focused on a … Continue reading

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