The pace of change in business conditions, have made organizations worried a lot, thus forcing them to speedup innovation in the way they work. Several organizations are now relying on the traditional long term core process- Operations, to provide them the needed speed in business innovation. Operations as an organizational function or a process, does offer significant opportunities to improve response time in innovating business. More and more organizations are, therefore considering Operational Excellence as a way to deal with the ever rapid and unpredictable changes in their business environment.
Realizing this, an initiative called Time2Change has been launched. At Time2Change, over 100 practitioners of operational excellence have come together to review the breakthrough rules operations in the current context.
To start with, the group is anchoring around a ‘to be launched’ book on Operational Excellence. The idea is to bring in experience and insights of practitioners to co-create the rules of Operational Excellence. Named Time2Change, the book is of specific significance to Emerging Countries that are urgently looking for venues to resurrect their growth story of last two decades.
Several theories of Operational Excellence have appeared in business literature. And, organizations seem to be flooded with a number of tools and techniques to improve their performance. Their attention is also severely diluted, specifically when they are forced to chase a long list of KPIs. The question always remains, under the ever complex and rapidly changing business conditions, how do they improve so many all important parameters. More importantly, where should they start? The answer lies in the fundamental way of dealing with complexity.
The book Time2Change provides a major shift in the way organizations need to pursue their journey of Operational Excellence. It shows that it is possible to improve all the parameters of the organization dramatically and quickly, without costly trade-offs. The experience and insights of practitioners of operational management presented in the book, explain how organizations can achieve both shorter goals and long term objective together, without causing chaos. It showcases the way to reduce the time an organization takes to cause the desired change, on an ongoing basis.
To know more, you could wait for November2012, for the release of the book.
Alternatively, you can join the initiative by submitting your intent here: Request Form
To know more about the initiative see the brief here : Time2Change Brochure