OLD SCHOOL vs FLUID FORM
For two decades, consultants have sought to improve organizations through building cross-functional projects and processes under banners such as TQM, Process Re-engineering, and Six Sigma. This old-school approach may garner some success, but often creates:
- turmoil rather than success,
- uneven participation,
- and disappointment rather than commitment.
If you are a manager, your success is the company’s success. In today’s competitive environment, companies cannot simply struggle along at a survival level, or the competition defeats them. Why? Because they miss the market window, don’t get the product out on time, or can’t keep a sustained commitment from all parties to keep the organization competitive.
So, how do you create an organization that gets more work done in a productive manner – that gets the results you want? Fluid Form – getting the right people in the right place at the right time. Fluid form:
- creates strong cross-functional teams and reduces silos,
- flattens organizations,
- accomplishes more with fewer people in less time, and
- provides flexibility within the enterprise.
What you will find in the following blogs is not a rigid system that must be followed exactly as described. Instead, you will find an approach as flexible as the organizations it transforms. In practical terms, you will be able to:
- solve problems faster and better,
- manage complex projects successfully,
- reduce project costs and cycle times,
- react to changes in the business environment quickly and efficiently,
- allow your organization to reformulate according to its needs so that people, projects and processes achieve results.
Fluid Form is about optimizing your business.
What are some examples of what you have done to optimize your business?