When you’re a growing organization, there are a lot of moving parts that need to manage. And depending on the complexity of the organization and how many people are involved, managing it can be frustrating. What often happens in companies is that there is a disconnect between various team members about what they believe their role is. This disconnect can result in confusion, unbalanced workloads among team members, and poor communication. Before you find yourself in this scenario, it can … Continue reading “Use A RACI Matrix To Assign Organizational Responsibility”
Strategic and Operational Planning: Two Become One
While they are different in form and function, strategic planning and operational planning must work together. For an organization to optimize human resources, time, energy, finances and more, a company needs both. Strategic planning is the long-term plan for your organization which includes things like the vision, mission, and values of your company. Operational planning is complementary to strategic planning by outlining how to execute on those visions, missions, and values on a daily basis.
Strategic Planning vs. Operational Planning in Senior Living: What’s the Difference?
Strategic planning and operational planning are two very different and very essential pieces to the business puzzle. They are also areas of the business planning process that seem to fall to the wayside. First, by not understanding what purpose each plan is meant to serve and secondly, not understanding the difference. But they are different. How different, you ask? Let’s find out. Strategic Planning Strategic planning is the foundation of any business. Without it, business owners can wander aimlessly throughout … Continue reading “Strategic Planning vs. Operational Planning in Senior Living: What’s the Difference?”
The Importance of Process Mapping for Business Operations
Why is Process Mapping Important ? There are a number of reasons why process mapping is vital to the success of your business. Running a senior living facility, for example, requires the flow and tracking of a lot of moving pieces of information, and people! Having processes outlined and in writing keeps everyone on the same page, answers questions that may arise and ensures a consistent operation. Process mapping also means that anyone, at any time, can come in … Continue reading “The Importance of Process Mapping for Business Operations”