Descent of the Global Monetary System

Tom Spencer

In the long run, it would seem fairer to base the global monetary system on an asset that is not produced exclusively by any one nation and which people are generally willing to accept as valuable. Bretton Woods System: 1944 – 1971. Petrodollar System: 1971 – Present.

Can HVAC systems help prevent transmission of COVID-19?

McKinsey

Modifications to heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems might help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus by purifying air, improving ventilation, and managing airflows.

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Measuring systems

Seth Godin Blog

I tried to recharge the lithium battery that works with my drill. After twenty minutes, the charger said the battery had failed. Fortunately, I have a second battery. I put that into the charger and it also showed a failure. Neither battery had failed. The charger had

Michael Zipursky on Sales Growth Systems

Consulting Success

Michael was recently featured on Sales Growth Systems Podcast. Michael Zipursky on Sales Growth Systems is a post from: Consulting Success. You can listen to it here: How and Why Service Professionals Should Gently Sell Within An Email Email. You use it every day. Sometimes when you’re talking with your clients. Sometimes when you’re taking with your friends. With a simple email address, you have the potential to reach anyone you’d like. But what about sales?

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

#8: 5 Reasons Why EVERY Consultant Needs Systems Thinking

Consulting Matters

Any change in one part of the system, effects the others. If you don't adjust the system, your change effort will for certain fail. The key to sustainable change is taking into account the entire system. The concept of system thinking might be new to you.

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Consulting Sales Systems That Work for Introverts with Bob Burg: Podcast #16

Consulting Success

Transform your failures into success in no time by implementing sales systems that will work for you. We examine powerful sales systems and how to make them will work for you, why you have to embrace the ‘nos,’ and the advantage that having people skills will give you over the competition.

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School-system priorities in the age of coronavirus

McKinsey

Now that the immediate rush of closing K–12 schools is over, school systems must focus on four major priorities—and put equity front and center. Public Sector Insights

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The financial impact of COVID-19 on health systems and how CFOs are responding

McKinsey

In McKinsey’s Health System Financial Resilience Survey, CFOs and finance executives of health systems indicated that they are expecting a dramatic impact on both operating margin and cash flow. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Systems design and the front line

Seth Godin Blog

The boss didn’t design the system properly, didn’t align incentives, didn’t invest in training.

Fit for the future: The common challenges facing healthcare systems—and how to meet them

McKinsey

Across the developed world, health systems must adapt to aging populations, changing patient needs, and advances in technology that could both reduce costs and revolutionize clinical care. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

How to decarbonize global power systems

McKinsey

Decarbonization is becoming a higher priority. Here is how it can be done—and how much it might cost. Insights on Electric Power & Natural Gas

Health system financing: Tips for emerging markets

McKinsey

Many countries with emerging economies are considering health system financing transformation. Five no-regrets tips can help them build a strong foundation for their future health system. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Building on maximized systems

Seth Godin Blog

If you eat beef, you're probably using a maximized system. The challenge gets worse when a maximized system is pushed just a little further. Maximized" means that more demands and more inputs lead to degradation, lower output and eventual system failure.

Managing your external supply system for innovation

McKinsey

To accelerate innovation, more companies are turning to outsiders for help—especially their suppliers. Getting supplier innovation to work means rethinking incentives, relationships, and management. Insights on Operations

Safeguarding Africa?s food systems through and beyond the crisis

McKinsey

Here’s how governments and private-sector actors can respond to the impact of COVID-19 on African agriculture. Middle East and Africa

The No Joke System for Attracting Clients

The More Clients Blog

A few months ago I re-tooled my system for teaching people to attract new clients. Maybe you, if your client attracting system isn’t working. Those six steps are the essence of the ABDO system. And despite the Internet, social media, and videos, I’ve found that this system still works the best to attract high-end clients who have big challenges that require a real professional with specialized knowledge and skills.

Become a Walking CRM System

The Thirsty Dog

Become a 'Walking CRM System' by asking the right questions. The post Become a Walking CRM System appeared first on The Thirsty Dog Blog. Management Consulting New Content building relationships business development Consulting crm system expat Jason Price jason price seattle living abroad prague relationship development SeattleThis post by Jason Price can be seen at The Thirsty Dog Blog - Seattle's Finest Blog on Business and Consulting by Jason Price.

How One Boston Hospital Built a Covid-19 Forecasting System

Harvard Business

Four lessons from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Innovation Health Technology Operations Digital Article

The beginning of system dynamics

McKinsey

It is much harder to change decision-making procedures than we realized when system dynamics started. Modeling afforded a number of insights about why high-technology companies fail. Whether in school or management education, the focus will be on “generic structures.”. Our Insights

Toward abundant systems

Seth Godin Blog

But some systems are based on abundance. The network effect helps us understand that for connection-based systems, more is actually better, not worse. The system works better when more people use it. The cultural turning point of our moment in time, the one that’s just beginning to be realized, is that education is an abundant system, not a scarce one. Industrialism is based on scarcity. So is traditional college admissions.

192:  Bryan Gregory—How To Manage Your Remote Workforce And Their Technology Systems

On the Brink Podcast

How are you handling your IT systems with a remote workforce? For businesses that were always concerned about their security, the teamwork of their talent, the functionality of their systems, remote work is opening up a plethora of challenges.

Alternative Systems for Corporate Survival

Strategy+Business

John Kotter and Rita Gunther McGrath both argue that change will inevitably overwhelm hierarchical management systems, but their solutions differ

Insights into better integrated eligibility systems

McKinsey

Implementing integrated eligibility systems can be fraught with challenges, making it difficult for states to claim success. However, there are five observations they can use to ensure triumphant future execution. Public Sector Insights

Acting now to strengthen Africa?s health systems

McKinsey

There are five big ideas to safeguard lives in the COVID-19 crisis—and prepare for the future. Middle East and Africa

It’s time to rewire the fashion system: State of Fashion coronavirus update

McKinsey

Fashion executives are focusing on crisis management now but eventually must shift to reimagining the industry. How will changes to the global economy and consumers’ behavior affect fashion in the postcoronavirus world? Retail Insights

The role of academic-based health systems: An interview with Catherine Jacobson and Thomas Zenty

McKinsey

Catherine Jacobson, president and CEO of Froedtert Health, and Thomas Zenty, CEO of University Hospitals, explain how their academic medical centers and academic-based health systems are finding their niche in the healthcare ecosystem. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Redesigning the public transportation experience: London’s contactless card system

McKinsey

The journey to a ticket-free transit system—and the path ahead. Our Insights

Managing Boundaries in Systems - Free Management Library

Consulting and Organizational Management

Managing Boundaries in Systems By Jim Smith on September 28, 2010. Organization Development is all about change in work systems. Everybody talks about systems but what does that mean? General Systems Theory is an organizational theory. I have come to believe that we need a more sophisticated understanding of systems and this is first and foremost a way of seeing the world. Look around and you will see “systems” everywhere. Library. Translate This. Home.

How the Internet of Things will reshape future production systems

McKinsey

Rich data, ubiquitous connectivity, and real-time communication are changing the way companies work. For leaders, that transformation will extend much further than the machines on the factory floor. Our Insights

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How One Health System Combines Telemedicine and Hands-on Care

Harvard Business

Lessons from Virginia Mason. Innovation Health Technology Digital Article

How Geisinger Health System Reduced Opioid Prescriptions

Harvard Business

At Geisinger, a healthcare system serving more than 1.5 For example, in 2012 we launched a controlled-substance monitoring dashboard to better understand use of controlled substances in our system, with a focus on improving pain management. The devastating opioid epidemic in the U.S.

Upgrading your business to a digital operating system

McKinsey

One element of a successful digital transformation is developing a new way of operating that relies on the right talent, prioritizing speed, and targeting milestones. Our Insights

Two kinds of system risk

Seth Godin Blog

When you set up a system, it helps to keep in mind what will happen if it doesn’t work. Depending on the costs of ‘not working’, you can build more resilience into the system. We make two mistakes when we organize a system: We get overly optimistic about the reliability of the system, and combine that with a narrative that minimizes the cost of living without it.

Commercial drones are here: The future of unmanned aerial systems

McKinsey

Investment in unmanned aerial systems is soaring, but challenges remain. Here’s what stakeholders need to know about the evolving landscape. Our Insights