Take a more in-depth look at key organizational improvement issues and challenges in articles and papers written by our experienced team.

02.02.17  Jonathan Stearn

Three Paths to Successful Organic Growth

Finding a successful and repeatable formula for organic growth is something every corporate board wants. Unfortunately, it’s a little like the Fountain of Youth – such a formula does not exist, no matter how much we wish it were so.


Best Foot Forward

There is a huge gap between the perceptions managers have and what their businesses are truly capable of accomplishing. Learn how our approach bridges that gap.


10.05.09  Robert Schaffer

Turning Giants

Creating change in a large organization can be easier than you think – if you concentrate on rapid gains.


04.03.06  Wes Siegal, Evan Smith

From Pilot Projects to Business Strategy: How to Turn Innovation Into Growth

Many significant organizational endeavors begin with pilot projects. In this article, you'll learn how to maximize the success of pilot projects across the entire organization.


01.09.06  Robert Schaffer

Leadership Excellence - Development is a full-time job

This article describes how Avery Dennison yielded over $50 million in new revenues in their first year of using rapid-cycle projects to develop leadership capabilities.


Start with Results, Not Preparations

Rapid Results projects are not an alternative to longer-term vision and strategic management. Rather they are a necessary, complementary element in major strategic change efforts.


Mobilize Large Numbers of People in Change

Rapid-cycle projects, even if somewhat modest to begin with, can quickly be turned into powerful engines for accelerating change.