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Business Ecology

Rivers are kept flowing by organisations such as the Wye & Usk Foundation, as in this photo of a section of the River Crai. In Business we often talk of Process Flow. RIvers need regular maintenance to keep them in … Continue reading

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How small companies can benefit from their accounts ?

TRANSFORMATIONAL ACCOUNTING I know ! doing accounts is a necessary evil if you have a business. They are a cost which add no benefit to the business. If you are paying to have accounts prepared and submitted to Companies House, … Continue reading

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RAG Does not work at all!

Ok, I know many of you will not agree with this, but I feel it is a critical error in large organisations, particularly governments. The growing trend of using traffic lights to monitor performance is for me not only worrying. … Continue reading

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A&E Waiting Times. Percentages are no guide

The government recently said “they do not recognise the figures” released about people waiting more than 4 hours in hospitals. Using percentages has hidden the decline in performance in A&E departments! The actual number of people waiting more than 4 … Continue reading

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What is system thinking ?

Systems Thinking is the science/art of understanding an overall system in the context of its environment. Every system (take a hi-fi system) has a number of separate components, which are connected together to achieve the objective of the total system. … Continue reading

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