Best Managed Companies Rise to the Challange

Cavanaghs of Charleville was singled out from among the Deloitte Best Managed Companies 2012 announced on March 2nd to receive a special accolade for ‘rising to the challenge’ which was the theme of this year’s programme. The company received a Read More…

Why Lean doesn’t have to be Mean

Does streamlining of resources threaten quality in an environment where the customer is king? Critics of the application of lean management techniques to the delivery of services often say that focussing on efficient processes goes against the concept of delivering Read More…

New Year’s Resolutions for Managers

It’s that time of year when ambitious lists of resolutions get made – and while these usually include the standard roll-over of not quite achieved health and lifestyle commitments from last year –  January can be a good time to Read More…

The 3 Reasons Managers May be Firefighting

Our latest research shows that firms are still sidestepping established management practices in favour of quick-fix solutions.  Why? Often in times of increased pressure, good management practices are sacrificed at the operational level as managers struggle to meet short-term operational Read More…

Best Managed Companies Shortlisted

The 47 companies that will compete for the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards 2012 were recently announced. These companies will now be coached as part of  Phase 2 of the competition before the judging panel, chaired by Myles Lee will Read More…