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The starting point to achieve a high performing culture is a defined vision and a clear strategy to align staff to achieve organisational goals. The Futures Group assists executive and senior management teams define organisational goals and develop their business strategy. We help you develop operational plans and strategies to ensure all staff are aligned and working effectively toward your key strategic and operational priorities.

And, we give leaders the tools to define and measure the results that they hold themselves and others accountable to deliver.

 

The Futures Group assists executive and senior management teams to develop their Business Strategy.

We partner with executive teams to assess the current state of the organisation, analyse the external environment and facilitate decision-making to determine strategic objectives and initiatives to achieve them.

Your needs

Initial analysis to understand vision and goals

What we do

Listen to fully understand the business vision, key priorities and issues. Identify the way forward through feedback and a collaborative problem-solving approach.

Tools

  • Desired state – CEO/senior management consultation, interviews and workshops

Strategic vision and plan

What we do

A clear strategic plan and goals is essential for achieving superior organisational and team performance, building a brand, growth and competitive advantage. The Futures Group structured Strategic Planning Framework guides clients through the strategic decision-making process to establish a clear strategy with defined actions and goals aligned with the corporate vision. We then help you develop a clear and simple plan that all staff can understand.

Tools

  • One page strategic plan
  • Balanced Scorecard

Organisational current state assessment

What we do

Current-state analysis determines where the organisation is today – so it can plan effectively to move from the current reality to the desired future. Barriers and enablers identified through interviews, surveys and focus groups with staff and clients are assessed against a standard model such as the McKinsey 7S Framework – Strategy, Structure, Systems, Style, Shared values, Skills and Staff

Tools

  • Stakeholder Feedback Survey
  • Root Cause Analysis

Benefits

Our management consulting approach will allow you and your senior team to have clarity and a joint understanding around the critical question of “Where you want the organisation to go?” and the “real” current state of the organisation to move forward.

Ensuring that all staff are aligned and working effectively toward the key strategic and operational priorities of every business, large or small, is fundamental to maximising employee performance.

The Futures Group will help ensure your staff are engaged in the process and understand how what they do is important to the business. Often when there Is workplace change, employees and executive may not transition with these changes effectively. If your organisation is seeking to implement change, then The Futures Group will work to ensure the changes are planned, communicated and supported to embed a new way of working within your organisation.

Your needs

Operational planning

What we do

Take clients through a clear and structured Operational Planning process to convert the Strategic Plan into operational activities, objectives and performance metrics. We facilitate workshops and cross-departmental dialogue to clearly define objectives, success factors, measureable targets and desired outcomes that cascade through the organisation to ensure a consistent focus on the key business priorities. Develop Balanced Scorecards at organisational, departmental and individual levels to implement the Operational Plan to ensure clients can easily monitor and measure progress towards strategic goals.

Tools

  • 12 month operational plan
  • Capacity needs assessment – skills, knowledge, attributes

Action plan

What we do

Action planning ties everything together. An action plan is developed for each line of business, existing and proposed and at all levels. It is here that the goals and objectives for the organisation are developed. A small number of annual targets to move toward the vision are selected. We can assist with execution of the plans, reporting and taking evidence-based action when required.

Tools

  • Action plan

Change management strategy

What we do

Business transformation is a reality for every business that wants to survive, evolve, and remain relevant to its customers and stakeholders. We understand this reality – and also the inherent pitfalls in the process if transformation isn’t planned and managed well. We support your business to plan, manage and embed change, to engage staff and achieve a cultural shift.

Tools

The Futures Group is certified in Prosci’s Change Management Methodology.

Benefits

Our strategic change management approach will ensure, you and your organisation have a clear vision, strategic and operational plans and a change strategy to achieve superior organisational and team performance, build your brand, and grow to attain a competitive advantage.

Performance improvement won’t happen without accountability.

It relies on the accountability attitudes, practices, and systems that are in place in an organisation.

Our management consulting team in Perth help leaders define and measure the results that they hold themselves and others accountable to deliver.

Your needs

KPIs

What we do

We help develop Key Performance Indicators and cascade and embed them in the organisation by incorporating them into the performance management system.

Tools

  • KPI toolkit

Accountability matrix

What we do

Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, and Informed – RACI = four levels of ‘answerability’. We use a RACI framework to define levels of accountability and responsibility at all levels of the organisation or team, and across all aspects of a project or change management process.

Tools

  • RACI framework

Performance management

What we do

Individual and team performance management and development are powerful tools to communicate your business strategy to staff, give them a clear understanding of their job and its requirements – and support them in achieving their goals – and yours. Where performance is not up to scratch, we can help you effectively manage or improve it.

Performance management is a cycle that enables the organisation to get better results from its teams and individuals by understanding and managing performance within an agreed framework.

This framework clearly outlines planned goals and standards, links the organisation's overall goals to the work of each individual employee, managers and team.

We also support executives and managers to develop their skills and confidence to provide constructive feedback, particularly in relation to sub-standard performance.

Tools

  • Performance Management and development tool kit
  • Performance Agreement templates.

Values and behaviours

What we do

An organisation’s values and behaviours are a key driver in defining organisational culture. We work closely with our clients to help develop the values and behaviours that will support the their goals by setting standards for staff behaviour and performance and embedding the culture in the organisation.

Workshops and consultation engage staff in behaviour standards for which they can hold each other accountable. We also help you embed the values and behaviours by integrating them in your brand, recruitment, training, and performance management and development processes.

Tools

  • Values and behavior framework

Benefits

Leaders have defined and measureable results that they hold themselves and others accountable to deliver.

We have achieved outstanding results for our clients, we can do the same for you
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The Futures Group

 28 Outram Street, West Perth
     Western Australia 6005
  (08) 9322 6633
 (08) 9322 9866
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