What is “organizational culture?” Simply put, culture is the sum of an organization’s core values and the behaviors that support them. A strong or coherent culture is one in which core values are clearly enunciated (i.e. definition of ethical behavior, appropriate levels of respect, customer service standards) and the behaviors of all within the organization […]
Organizations are living organisms that must grow, adapt and evolve. This can happen at random, like it might in nature, or the change and growth can be managed based on a strategy. Some owners focus on one thing and when they suddenly turn their focus to the rest of their organization, they are surprised at what they see. Change can happen with or without ownership’s involvement. We help leaders choose the right path and collaborate with them to effectuate the changes that will support success and sustainability.
Every organization utilizes a variety of processes, some developed intentionally, others just happening over time. They include large scale processes such as manufacturing, supply chain, IT and finance; and others such as business development, sales, customer satisfaction and loyalty and even employee development. If an organization is not functioning at peak performance, it is likely that certain processes […]
Management Mpowerment Associates focuses on innovation as a key organizational competency. Innovation should not and does not reside within a particular position within an organization, but should be viewed as a competency that all can have. The goals and objectives of our Innovation Injection Process™ are to: Clarify organizational vision and values in support of […]
It is never too early to begin developing an exit strategy. Some entrepreneurs even incorporate it into the business and funding plan as they start their business. Many times investors want to know how and when they can expect to get their funds back. As the time for the exit grows close, a major part […]