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The Value of Your Cross-Functional Network

One of the keys emerging from APICS 2017 wasn't from a session; instead, it was seeing the value of your cross-functional network.  Since I've been a member of APICS for over 25 years and actively involved for over 10, of course I see a wide variety of colleagues while [...]

Project Success Is All About The People

Project success starts and ends with people. Give your project a head start with a top leader to guide the cross-functional tasks along the way. Published in "Project Times" website, May 10, 2016 Click here for original article. In reviewing project successes and failures, it turns out that project [...]

Cross-Functional Success

Cross-functional coordination is vital to business success. Agreement on simple coordination techniques starts with clear and frequent communication.Although working cross-functionally is a basic tenet in every organization we’ve ever seen, it remains elusive to many. Certainly the topic arises frequently no matter what product or service is offered as [...]

Keeping an Eye on Priorities

Assessing and spelling out priorities should always be at the top of your list to gain clarity and ultimate business success. [raw] I'm frequently reminded of how critical priorities can be. Of course, this is why it is one of the pillars in my 5P accelerator model for fast-tracking [...]

Strategy to Kick Off the New Year

Start your new year off with a renewed focus on strategy, the implementation and whether the strategy delivers results. Strategy is often thought about near year-end. What was your strategy and is it still valid? Is it effective? Do you have a short-list to think about if you want [...]

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Success with Cross-Functional Integration

Excellent leadership is required for successful supply-chain management and integration. In the last few years, every consulting project has included an aspect of cross-functional, cross-company, or cross-border integration. Thus, what could be more important than figuring out how to integrate (businesses, projects, etc) successfully? It is an opportunity to [...]

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