Why do we set up practices and structures in our organizations?
Why do we standardize processes and procedures?
What’s with continuous improvement anyway?
Is it for show…are we trying to ‘look’ good?
Doubtful. We’re trying to make money. That’s what ‘for profit’ business is all about. Make money so that we can stay in business, keep our good employees, and keep seeking out more business. It’s called capitalism and it’s a good thing.
So we generally try to engage in activities that align with our goals and mission of our organization. You know what I’m talking about – those things that are officially in place to help guide our organization down the path of profitability. We tend to seek business and engage in practices that line up well with the goals and mission of our company. If what we’re doing doesn’t line up with those – then we won’t in business very long. [Read more…] about Is Your PM Practice Giving You a Competitive Advantage?