Rapid Business Review and Implementation Planning (Winter 2009)
This case study documents the rapid business review of the manufacturing operations for a $280 million turnover engineering group. The group had grown quickly through acquisition funded by private equity was now facing failing its bank covenants if it could not secure a drastic reduction in EBITDA whilst maintaining its operations. The business review showed that $6.8 million could be saved immediately whilst restructuring manufacturing operations around customer locations gave faster time to market.
Rapid Business Review for a Large Aerospace Programme (Summer 2009)
We were asked to review the programme management methodology for a large military contract that was at risk of incurring liquidated damages and late delivery penalties. The irony was that best practice project management existed within the programme but poor performance had got everyone in a spin, no one could see it.
Rapid Business Review – Media Advertising (Winter 2009)
The case study highlights the analytical methodology that supports a business case. In this example, poor income performance in the quarterly reports suggested that all was not well in the sales department. The use of social research to engage with sales representatives established that low morale and limited management processes were smothering the sales effort. Linking management reporting to events on the ground gave a true indication of root cause and the solutions required to improve,