Strategic Planning is a systematic process of organizational leaders envisioning a determined future, and translating this vision by identifying the goals and objectives for their businesses. The process also comprises the establishment of sequence, following which, these goals and objectives are realized, all for the purpose of achieving the determined vision.
It isn’t business planning or long-term planning. These are time-bound and worked backwards, keeping the end-goal in mind. As a result, the focus rather lies at the lower level than the higher level, for achieving business goals. An organization without a firm strategic planning in place could be chaotic and unorganized, lacking of any opportunity to grow into a healthy business.
At Crossmind, we create a comprehensive compilation of relevant and ongoing processes and activities that your organization uses to systematically align and co-ordinate actions and resources with corporate values and business strategy. Our strategic management and execution methodology helps to transform plans into a structured system.
Leadership, Management and Supervisory
The success of an organization even during the most challenging economic conditions is largely dependent on building effective management and supervisory skills. No matter what the official title, a leader, manager, supervisor or team head are expected to contribute efficiently towards the overall success of business management. Management success is dependent upon various abilities, such as coaching, team building, delegation, effective time and project management, employee motivation and discipline among others.
Apart from the aforementioned abilities, one also needs to possess skills of successful inventory management, conflict resolution, elimination of unacceptable behavior, hiring quality resources and much more.
Nobody said it would be an easy task!
However, at Crossmind, we provide skill training through proven methodology, effective strategies and real-time simulation techniques that could help your employees get closer to all that coveted success and/or promotion for your aspiring, new or mid-level managers. In other words, we would cross half the journey, together, testing the ropes so that your employees are set on the right path.
Here is a list of skill trainings on offer that are sure to help your employees evolve into great business leaders.
Consulting and consensus-building skills | Understanding and managing change | Innovative leaders | Building and sustaining teams | Leadership skills | Mentoring and coaching | Performance Management | Problem solving skills | Decision-making skills | Conflict resolution skills | Supervisory skills | Team building | Interpersonal skills |Critical thinking | project management | Business communication skills |
Organizational Effectiveness is the efficiency of a business to accomplish it goals and objectives. An organization that is able to bring about a preferred effect is therefore, productive and efficient. Thus, it is the capability of an organization to generate the required results with the least disbursement of time, energy, money and resources. The desired outcome is mostly dependent on the organizational goals.
If your organization is faced with any of the following challenges, then it is definitely time to consider the effectiveness of your organization – lagging productivity, inefficiency, decrease in revenues, employee absenteeism, disagreement in goals and objectives, internal or external conflicts, instability, lack in business communication skills, inadequate decision-making skills.
Effective businesses display strength in five key areas:
Transparent vision and priorities
Unified leadership team
» Decision-making and structure
Transparent roles and responsibilities for decisions
Business structure that supports goals and objectives
Organization and individual talent necessary for success
Performance measures and incentives aligned to objectives
» Work process and systems
Superior execution of programmatic work processes
Effective and efficient support processes and systems
‘High performance’ values and behaviors
Capacity to change
At Crossmind, we use various proven techniques to help build the effectiveness of your organization. These techniques are built on the following six systems:
Metrics: a common set of analysis to track prospects, operations, and progress
Accountability: building an atmosphere where employees as individuals, and/or part of teams, provide on their commitments
Communication: providing the business with an efficient exchange of information
Delivery systems: developing and applying the means and methods used to deliver products and services
Human performance: selecting, retaining and developing the right people
Corporate Team Building
Corporate Team Building initiatives are one of the most widely used group-development activities that help to enhance social relationships and define roles, within teams, often through collaborative tasks. As one of the primary fundamentals of organizational development, team building involves:
» Alignment with corporate goals and objectives
» Creating effective functioning relationships
» Eliminating role ambiguity for all team members
» Seeking solutions to various challenges faced by the team
Corporate team building initiatives are often used to improve communication within the teams, uplift morale, motivate, enhance productivity, help employees to get to know each other better, and learn each other’s strengths and weaknesses.
Whether, a small business, or a large conglomerate, team building activities are one of the fundamentals, necessary for the success of a company. Primarily, there are four types of team building activities, such as communication activities, problem solving and/or decision making activities, adaptability and/or planning activities, and trust building activities.