Achieving desired performance is always the interaction of individual capability and environment. Optimizing performance requires attention to both.
The Labor Efficiency Ratio measures the productivity of your labor force through time and can be used to optimize your economic engine for maximum profitability. However, most leaders are unfamiliar with this concept and instead pay more attention to total labor costs—which is a flawed measure because it does not account for how productive labor actually is at generating profits.
We live in an era of disruption, and one thing is certain: the success or failure of your strategy hinges on what your competitors choose to do. Play a war game with your team to uncover blind spots, think like the competition, anticipate what they might do next, and plan your next moves to win in the market.
Do you sometimes feel like you are slogging knee-deep through a mud pit to get important initiatives implemented? No matter how slow the rest of your organization is to buy in to your ideas or get things done, here are five things you can do to speed things up and make transformational change happen.