Each Business Function provides specific outputs to keep an organisation running smoothly. Are you doing everything that is required? Can you keep up with changes in the law and best practice?
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Every organisation uses business functions in differing degrees. They may not put a name to the functions or have teams or even individuals to look after them, but they should do them all at one point or another.
Simply, every Project is an Initiative in business. However, every Initiative is not a Project. Many, if not most, Initiatives are small and easily managed within the organisation without kicking-off a project. However, Initiatives do need to be controlled.
To be in ‘control’ of your organisation you need to ‘understand’ what makes it up. The Keystones are a logical grouping of elements that support your organisation. Keystones provide a structure, support prioritising and makes sure you’ve considered everything before starting your Initiatives for improvement.
Struggling to take your business to the next level? First consider your Core Values and see quick improvements
We all have personal Core Values. There are the things that we find most important. Values influence our decision making and life choices. Corporate Values or Company Values perform the same job as personal core values but has an additional challenge.
If you employ others and want your business to thrive, then you need to focus on Human Resources. HR, as Human Resources is usually called, is not just a function for big business.
Worried about recruiting people with a degree? Get an ear for the right degree in your next interview, listen to Blue Sky Stinking
Qualifications are one aspect of finding the right people for your organisation and the right individual to fit in with your ethics, style and culture. But what else should you be looking for? How can you prepare to make your recruitment process as good as possible?