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Daniel Lock Consulting: Unlocking value and productivity through process improvement

  • Analyse: measure, generate insight.
  • Simplify: reduce process complexity.
  • Speed up: improve turn-around-time.
  • Reduce risk: control & minimise threats

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consulting Business Process Improvement

 


 

Business Process Improving

A business is it’s systems and process, too often as organisations grow and change processes become bureaucratic, wasteful, and slow. Daniel works with organisations to redesign, simplify and speedup your key processes to unlock value and productivity of your people.

Objectives

  • Improve the productivity of key business processes.
  • Dramatically improve the throughput.
  • Find solutions to complex challenges.

Benefits

  • Simpler processes
  • Significantly faster turn-around.
  • Reduced risk and adherence to compliance.

Process

  • Assess the current culture of innovation.
  • Working with frontline teams understand current issues and requirements.
  • Research best practice within and outside the organisation.
  • Use simple measurement tools to develop a case for change.
  • Implement operational measures to maintain the gains.

 

daniellock consultingGrowth and Innovation

 


 

Growth and Innovation

Most organisations have become very good at solving problems, but problem solving is a separate and discrete from innovation. Organisations need to raise the bar and start improving and advancing.

Objectives

  • Make Continuous improvement and innovation a repeatable predictable process.
  • Develop innovation supporting management behaviours.
  • Develop the organisational support systems and processes
  • Develop a suite of tools for ongoing use.

Benefits

  • Create valuable new products and services.
  • Develop top-line growth initiatives.
  • Proactively create new levels of performance, seperating you from the competition.

Process

  • Assess the current culture of innovation.
  • Create empowering structures to support innovation throughout the organisation.
  • Institute tools and techniques for ongoing use.
  • Exploit the most promising ideas.

daniel consulting Successful Change

 


 

Successful Change Management

Local and global competition, regulatory change, and new strategic goals require companies to be flexible, nimble and be able to change quickly. However without a process model for change organisations will encounter resistance preventing them from achieving their goals.

Executives must be change against themselves, and plan and plot the direction an organisation will take. Then the organisation can unlock the productivity of their people moving towards a common vision.

Objectives

  • Understand the nature of change.
  • Plan ahead to mitigate change risks.
  • Overcome resistance.

Benefits

  • Retain top talent during times of change.
  • Maintain positive highly productive teams when in transition.
  • Manage crisis and turn problems into opportunities.

Process

  • During interviews and questionaires work with leaders to assess risks posed by change.
  • Develop plans with leaders to to help their teams work through uncertain change.
  • Develop feedback systems to capture concerns and build support.
  • Train leaders how to coach and develop behaviours that get results.

 

 

consulting daniellock Organisational Effectiveness

 


 

Organizational Effectiveness

Performance management, communicating goals clearly, prioritizing and decision making are the attributes of an effective organisations. People don’t leave jobs, they leave bosses. The evidence is that organisations ability to execute contribute more to results over time than any particular strategy. Your ability to attract, retain and create an environment where talent can thrive is paramount.

Objectives

  • Develop process models to help you attract and retail top talent.
  • Learn effective, and systematic feedback approaches.
  • Deliver performance reviews and development plans that have impact.

Benefits

  • Dramatically reduce employee turn over and absenteeism saving multiples of salaries alone.
  • Link performance and desired behaviour with compensation delivering bottom line results.
  • Attract and retain top-talent.

Process

  • Create profiles of ideal employees.
  • Set result orientated job descriptions.
  • Develop processes for continual feedback and development,
  • Create measurement and KPI’s for key roles.

 

 

daniel lock Develop Leading Strategies

 


 

Develop Leading Strategies Leaders have unique responsibilities to create the future. Setting goals, prioritsing potential action, are driven with in a framework. Strategy is the framework within which decisions are made.Daniel facilitates the strategic thinking process using a unique set of tools and processes to help you define a rational set of core competencies (most are arbitrary) and define the critical issues to tackle in order to take you from here to there.

Objectives

  • Define the organisations mission, goals, and values.
  • Identify your organisations strategic profile.
  • Develop and decide on the driving force.
  • Decide your core competencies.
  • Develop a set of critical issues to move you from here to there.

Benefits

  • Scarce resources with alternative uses are best allocated.
  • Align your values, and people to achieve strategic goals.
  • Increase long tier profitiability.
  • A process everyone can buy into.

Process

  • Work with the executive team to develop current state organisational profile.
  • Work with the team to develop the strategic profile, driving force, and core competencies.
  • Set specific goals and objectives for products, markets and geographies.
  • Develop critical issues, implementation planning, follow-up and review.

 

Questions? Contact anytime: Daniel@DanielLock.com