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5 Questions for B2B Companies to Gain Customer Insights

5 Questions for B2B Companies to Gain Customer Insights It’s a relatively easy thing for a company to say that it is customer focused. It’s quite another to truly understand your customer’s needs. When was the last time you spoke directly with any of your customers in an effort to understand them and listen to …

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Employee Engagement and Amazing Customer Experience

Employee Engagement and Amazing Customer Experience Earlier this month I posted an article about Employee Engagement Awareness on the Rise, and more recently I noted the release of a new book, Touchpoints – Improving Leadership and Employee Engagement by Douglas R. Conant (2011), CEO of Campbell Soup Company. Recently I read the book Employees First, …

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What Does ‘Top Management’ Commitment Mean for Management Systems?

3-Minute Video Explanation Click the video below to watch a short explanation of top management commitment, or scroll down to read this article. What is Top Management Commitment? There’s often some confusion, even apprehension, within organisations when asked about top management commitment in the context of one of the ISO management system standards. Who Is …

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Touchpoints – improving leadership and employee engagement

Touchpoints – improving leadership and employee engagement When I first saw a reference to the new book, TouchPoints by Douglas R. Conant (2011), CEO of Campbell Soup Company, I immediately thought of “Moments of Truth” by Jan Carlzon (1987), CEO of Scandinavian Airlines. Touchpoints and Moments of Truth I had always thought of touchpoints as …

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Employee Engagement Awareness on the Rise

Is Employee Engagement Awareness on the Rise? A review of current business articles highlighted a number of tweets, posts, and media articles over recent days and weeks that focus on employee engagement. This comes on the back of the media hype over the increase in online consumer sales, with Australian retailers being told to lift …

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Business Process Improvement or Customer Process Improvement?

Does your company need business process improvement? Where is the focus of your process improvement project? Does it focus on: – Business Process Improvement (BPI), or – Customer Process Improvement (CPI)? The aim of any organisation undertaking a process improvement project is to improve the efficiency of their operations and therefore reduce their costs and …

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What makes a company successful?

Successful companies are easily identified, right? They are the ones that stand out from the crowd, others aspire to be like them, and individuals aspire to work for them. Internally, they have defined goals and a strategy that is clearly communicated; their business processes are defined; KPIs are set and tracked; resources are managed. But …

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BPM in the Economic Climate of 2009

Given all the doom and gloom about the economy that is appearing in recent media stories, can companies maintain, let alone implement new systems for Business Process Management in 2009? How do organisations need to change their decision making and business strategy to ensure future success? What changes are needed in business fundamentals or business …

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