Like every municipality we are always looking for new ways to improve service and reduce costs. For the 2015/2016 winter season we made some changes to our snow management program with these goals in mind and found some interesting successes.
First I want to thank all those who participated in the survey. The following table to a comparison of your responses to a survey that was completed by PMI called "Enabling Organizational Change Through Strategic Initiatives" and as can be expected, there are some similarities and some differences.
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One of, if not the biggest risk of achieving corporate goals is failing to effectively execute strategic initiatives. This if course is assuming your organization has a strategic agenda in the first place...but that is an entirely different topic.
Before we talk about why strategic initiatives fail, I am interested in finding out why you think strategic initiatives fail? So please give me your opinion over the next few weeks based on taking this survey based on the following potential causes of strategic initiative failure:
(c ' l b) n place to collaborate; share stories of your experiences on a central theme; create new ideas through new perspectives; all are equally valued in the contribution; short lived partnership for mutual benefit. v to co-lab;
By talking to people with the same interests in a small time frame, we make new connections and build new relationships.
As Hamilton management awaits the arbitrators decision, 21 public works employees remain off the payroll. This is an interesting and extensive case that falls under the banner of time theft and breach of trust.