A brilliant business idea, implemented with a great combination of resources and organization, should deliver good results. However, results tend to worsen, or may even become unfeasible as time passes by. Inevitable changes on external context and on internal conditions bring misalignment among market, strategy, and operation, as well as resources and activities need coordination to respond effectively to clients and business requirements. This dynamic to stay focused and improve continuously the company’s ability to generate more value, based on principles and purpose established, configures its Management Model. When the Management Model is not defined or appropriate, a culture of performance does not grow in the company, investments are not properly prioritized, stakeholders do not learn how to maximize results, and leaders do not develop.
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All business idea, no matter how good it is, can only make a difference when put into practice, and so demonstrating its ability to generate value. There are many ways of combining resources and organizing their productive relation, considering human and technological competencies, internally only or integrated with third parties. This arrangement is called Operating Model, as the result of an exercise of structuring options to run the business efficiently and sustainably. With the Operating Model defined, leaders can promote an active collaboration among business participants, based on a shared vision of the working processes involved, for an optimized execution.
When you want to start a business, or to understand an existing one, it is key to think about Business Model. It describes the logic of how the company creates, delivers and captures value from the market, under a strategic vision. After all, every business is an exchange of value between parties, which can happen in various ways. The Business Model makes it easier to communicate business concepts, develop strategies, and align stakeholders, so to structure and test the idea for generating desired results. It begins with the perception of a need or an aspiration, either expressed or implied, that one believes can be met in a profitable and sustainable way.
If you have not thought yet of the Business Model for your company or institution, you are missing an opportunity to make great difference.
Promoting healthy relationships in the work environment through collaborative values and a set of meetings, with clarity of shared objectives and means for syncronization, conflict resolution, and collective learning, is fundamental to face crises. The power of connection among people who make up the business contributes with positive attitudes and reinforce the company ability to overcome huge challenges. They are the neural pathways of an intelligent organization!