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Planning, Initiating and Managing Change

More than ever, organisations that can successfully manage change have a critical competitive advantage.  The company that can adapt to new circumstances quickly, flexibly and cost-effectively is more likely to be a winner and long-time survivor in today’s highly competitive and ever-changing world markets.

Publications: Insights and experience

Our collective experience is captured in a library of publications – including 6 books, 19 briefing notes and a series of synopses.  We share these freely and invite you to tap into our knowledge.  Print editions of most documents are available on request.

Feature publications


Further reading: Business books

Employment law for line managers

Acquire a working knowledge and avoid simple errors

Managing productivity

How to get better returns from finite assets

Managerial challenges: Improving performance


Activity Based Costing (ABC)

Creating value and increasing profitability

Analysing and reducing costs

Why some businesses enjoy a large cost advantage


A guide to an essential discipline

Best practice in pricing processes

A review and reference of best practise

Earned Value Management (EVM)

An overview and evaluation of EVM

Equivalent units

A system for measuring manufacturing performance

How to excel in maintenance, repair and overhaul

Maximise productivity and minimise surplus stock

Lean transformation

Using lean methodologies to improve performance

Managing complexity

How to optimise choice and profit in tandem

Managing the supply chain

Only strong leaders need apply


Maximising operational effectiveness

Transitional management

Managing risk and improving returns