Presentation on theme: "THE CHANGING WORLD New Zealand & Organisation Improvement: The Potential for i-lign Kerry McDonald Chairman, i-lign software."— Presentation transcript:
THE CHANGING WORLD New Zealand & Organisation Improvement: The Potential for i-lign Kerry McDonald Chairman, i-lign software
My Background Economist MD, Comalco/Rio Tinto – international competiveness and high performance BNZ, Cater Holt, NAB, Leightons….. State Sector Standards Board, DOC (after Cave Creek), e-Government Advisory Board Savings Working Group Many projects - large, small; good, bad.
My Goal To develop and sustain high performance organisations – they look and feel different, outstrip their competitors, empower and reward their employees
Context – Global Organisations are bombarded by change - many are struggling to keep up Nearly all CEOs are adapting their business models - two thirds are implementing extensive innovations Outperformers manage change better
Context – Global Many shifts Many developed economies are stalled - debt, slow growth, policy gridlock Emerging economies – buoyant, competitive Effective Global power is shifting rapidly, e.g. G8 to G20
Context – Global GFC - policy catastrophe since Carter Many other challenges - climate change, water, energy, sustainability generally…
Context – NZ Long term decline : - productivity - tradables sector - savings - debt - government spending growth - long term fiscal outlook
Organisation Improvement Critical Cost and performance (the quality of policy and its management) High potential Benefits all stakeholders
The Potential for i-lign Why am I here? Powerful enterprise tool Information/data = transparency Better decision making Highlights strengths and weaknesses Informs the improvement process Top down & bottom up!
Conclusion The big picture is not benign New Zealand is exposed and challenged It must do a lot better Contrary to popular belief: there is a silver bullet…