Our planet suffers from tremendous waste, including resources wasted through inefficient and redundant processes. Structured planning and review of process help to minimise that waste, while clearly increasing profitability.
A multinational company involved in the sustainable extraction and processing of natural resources.
1. Devise and implement profitable strategies
2. Grow sustainability mindset in the company
3. Build strong, independent and innovative leaders
To achieve the intended outcomes, we employed a combination of a top-down and bottom-up approach that consists of 4 stages.
We spent days with the General Manager (GM) to better understand the finer details of the company’s business, the current market dynamics, its goals and current challenges. We also acquired a preliminary impression of the leadership team from the GM. More importantly, we introduced the GM to the latest innovations and approaches in sustainable corporate profitability and performance management.
All key personnel for driving performance and results were assembled for a strategy workshop. This workshop was not limited to only the inclusion of managers, but also some key people in the organisation who do not hold exalted titles but are crucial in the strategy process due to their technical and operational expertise and insights.
During the workshop, we devised corporate strategy together with the key personnel of The Company. We facilitated discussions so that on-the-ground issues were raised and addressed with openness, transparency and authenticity.
As a result, the final strategic direction decided upon was one that was not dictated from just a few core leaders, but was developed with the collaboration of all the senior minds and talents.
The strategy team were then guided as to how to cascade the agreed-upon strategy down through the various departments to individuals, using just one system so that there would be duplicability and learning in the process.
We enhanced the strategy team’s appreciation and understanding of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and how to leverage upon them to effectively drive performance. The key to this is the shift of mindset of the employees to view KPIs not as a measure of capability, but a tool to monitor, guide and boost performance.
Performance monitoring systems and schedules were devised to ensure that the strategy developed was adhered to. The focus was to achieve maximum translation of strategies into actions on the ground. Reporting responsibilities were agreed upon to ensure accountability.
1. Performance Culture
Over the years (we have consulted with them for more than a decade), the company developed a performance culture, which led it to outdo its budgeted profits significantly and repeatedly.
The company improved upon their operational processes. Inefficiencies, redundancies and extravagances were minimised and innovation flourished. Real solutions were arrived at continuously and, often, startlingly simply.
The potential talents for consideration within the leadership succession pipeline become clearer as leaders emerged from this process. This is because they were given an open platform to demonstrate their creativity, resilience and team working abilities, among others. This added to the company’s succession capacity.
The company devised a number of significant strategic initiatives from within this process. This helped the company to focus on activities and directions that brought measurable results and/or long-term benefit.
Whether it is to design a whole new strategic blueprint, to assist in project implementation or to upskill the manpower of the organisation, we are here to ensure that sustainable impact and results are achieved.
Transform businesses’ economic and operational model to be more resilient and inclusive of the long-term.
Strategy Alignment & KPIs
Strategic Digital Marketing
Take an active, strategic approach to CSR for win-win outcomes for both the target beneficiaries and the company.
Overall CSR Roadmap & Strategy
CSR Project Implementation
Move your people for results through culture, leadership and skills development.
Culture Alignment & Harmonisation
Leadership Development & Succession
Building Capabilities For The Future
Sustainability reporting to impress stakeholders and influence strategic direction.
Dual-Purpose Sustainability Reporting
Materiality Assessment & Stakeholder Engagement