Best Practice Reports
Business Continuity Planning
Business Continuity Planning (BCP, also known as contingency planning, disaster recovery, or crisis management) is the process of planning, preparing, implementing, and testing an organisation's capability to sustain critical business functions when normal operations have been unexpectedly disrupted. Business continuity planning involves the development and implementation of emergency response procedures designed to maintain the continuity of critical business functions along with the timely recovery of disrupted services.
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Strategic Planning
A strategic plan is a practical, action-oriented guide, based upon an examination of internal and external factors. It directs goal setting and resource allocation to achieve desired future results.
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Corporate Culture
The culture of an organisation is defined by its shared values, attitudes, beliefs, standards, and rules.
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Six Sigma
The term “Six Sigma” has two definitions. Firstly, it has a statistical definition. Sigma (the lower-case Greek letter σ) is used to represent the standard deviation (a measure of variation) of a statistical population. The term “Six Sigma” comes from the notion that if one has six standard deviations between the mean of a process and the nearest specification limit, there will be practically no items that fail to meet the specification. Secondly, the term refers to a toolkit of quality tools that are applied within a structured, five-stage improvement methodology known as DMAIC (standing for Define - Measure - Analyze - Improve - Control), designed to drive process improvement towards a Six Sigma level of capability.
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Project Management
A project may be defined as the achievement of a specific objective, involving a number of tasks and activities that consume resources, and which are programmed to be completed against planned performance, time, and cost targets.
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Sustainable Development
At a global level, sustainability may be defined as meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.[1] Sustainability at the level of individual businesses may be defined as seeking to find a balance between financial profitability, sustainable economic development, and social responsibility.
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Corporate Performance Management
Corporate Performance Management (CPM), also called Business Performance Management, comprises the processes, methodologies, metrics and systems that are required to measure and manage the performance of an organisation or an enterprise. CPM systems typically include strategic planning, scorecards, budgeting/forecasting, reporting and business intelligence. [1]
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Workplace Conflict Resolution
Workplace conflict resolution involves a range of interventions that are designed to resolve or reduce employee conflict, disputes, relationship difficulties and grievances.
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Total Quality Management
Total Quality Management (TQM) is a management philosophy and operating approach that aims to consistently exceed the current and future expectations of all stakeholders (i.e., customers, employees, shareholders and the community). TQM is based on continuous improvement in all processes, goods and services, as a result of the creative involvement of all stakeholders.
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Business Excellence
Business Excellence is “excellence” in strategies, business practices, and stakeholder-related performance results that have been validated by assessments using proven business excellence models. Business excellence models guide organisations towards sustainable world-class business results, and are based on business principles that have been proven to work. These business principles—or core concepts—are similar for most business excellence models; they are presented in the Expert Opinion section of this issue of the BPIR.com Management Brief series.
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