Resilience is a skill most people and employers have to learn/focus on no matter their line of work due to the Covid-19 pandemic, unexpected redundancies and the added pressure of remote working.
However, as the economic climate starts to regain motion and businesses look for new ways to improve their work environment, providing their employees with the best workspace. It’s important we focus on how a positive resilience process can drive productivity and protect companies.
In this blog, we’ll be discussing 4 key actions you can focus on and act upon to establish a culture of continuous improvement, which will be the foundation for future process improvements, stability, and transformation.
Senior professionals should seek to build a network of peers and partners to help understand the opportunities and challenges offered by emerging technologies.
Thinking outside the box and keeping an open mind to innovative ways to solve new or reoccurring problems is crucial. Although traditional methods can offer relief, creative technologies can support solving these issues often cheaper and faster.
Investing on a small scale and ensuring employers understand the benefits of emerging technology, can be a practical option to boost process resilience through innovation without being on the edge of risk.
Many companies still need to improve the reliability and robustness of their processes by building in redundancy support, so systems can withstand unpredictable and unplanned failures. However, it’s important to remember building too much reliability can also impact your resilience to future challenges or issues.
It’s recommended businesses analyse their processes and carry out risk assessments where necessary to find out what could cause issues.
Outsourcing can be a great way to save money and free up internal capacity to help the business concentrate on core strategies. However it’s vital businesses focus on the benefits that can be gained but also carefully consider the impact outsourcing could have in it’s stakeholders. When reviewing processes ask deep questions about why and the benefit of doing it in-house. Could there be great advantages to outsourcing?
Pledging to build a continuous investment and development strategy can help embed a strong culture for constant improvement. Identifying and eradicating losses or inefficiencies can have a compound effect on processes. As an ongoing obligation, it requires active leadership from the top to empower bottom-up improvement.
Start with examining basic processes and aim to incrementally enhance efficiencies and effectiveness. Small steps can make a big difference in the long run and offer stakeholders a pro-active and can-do attitude/opinion of the company.
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