Category: Whitepapers & Publications

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A Tool for Planning for a Healthy Community

A Tool for Planning for a Healthy Community

When communities enter into a planning effort, they create a vision for their future. This vision is accompanied and expressed through goals and objectives based on the community’s values, and what they hope for themselves and the surrounding community for the future. One such goal heard frequently today is the desire to be a healthy community. How do planners translate these goals for a healthy community into actionable plans and projects?

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IA Forum Interview: Brian E. Wilkerson discusses Global Organization Agility

Check Out Our Most Recent Interview with Internal Affairs Forum…
Brian Wilkerson: To give you a couple of examples of this approach, back in when offshoring was all the rage, we were getting criticized for some of the reshoring we were doing. We looked at how we actually take advantage of economic incentives to actually bring a different focus back into the U.S. with cheaper prices for our manufacturing, better service, and better control.

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 “Optimizing Spans and Layers: Know the Right Spans of Control and Number of Layers” – By Brian E. Wilkerson

See Our Most Recent Article in Workforce Management, Time and Attendance Excellence Essentials  One of the areas that crosses between the disciplines of Workforce Planning and Organization Design is the examination of spans of control and layers of hierarchy. Many companies are focusing on organization design as they position themselves to best optimize between efficiency and […]

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Customer Centric Spend Management

To succeed in capturing and increasing the share of on-contract spend, procurement executives not only need to identify the reasons why off-contract spend occurs and build from previously successful relationships, but more importantly, they need to revolutionize the procurement organization’s culture to align the its value contribution to the needs of its internal customers. By […]

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Value Chain Resilience

Today’s fast-paced global challenges make threats to the Value Chain more numerous and increasing in frequency. They come from many directions, with various levels of likelihood and severity, and create numerous challenges for prevention and management. As part of Revolution Advisors’ Research and Practice series, we’ve developed this Brief to explore some of the key […]

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Revolutionary Workforce Planning – Part 3

Workforce planning has transformative potential within organizations. Once the basics are mastered, it provides organizations with a robust set of tools and analytics to diagnose and address a wide range of business problems. It also provides a system of early warning and competitive / market intelligence that can help organizations solve their toughest problems and […]

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Revolutionary Workforce Planning – Part 2

In part one of Managing Supply Chain Turbulence, I highlighted several reasons why organizations must prepare their supply chains for turbulence. Further, I derived that the size of an organization creates tendencies and issues, which requires each large, medium, and small organization to plan differently to create supply chain resiliency. In the second part of […]

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Revolutionary Workforce Planning – Part 1

Done well, workforce planning can provide critical insight into a number of business decisions and help the organization make more effective decisions related to both people strategies and to the business overall. And while many organizations struggle with the implementation of workforce planning, there are many examples of companies who have effectively developed a powerful […]

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Revving Your Business Engine

In many ways, running an independent community pharmacy business today is like driving a car. Not an ordinary street-legal vehicle, but more like a Formula One racer with a 220-mile-per-hour, jet-fueled rocket that is constantly on the circuit. Revving Your Business Engine – AmRx

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