Friday, 28 February 2014

Share The Action Plan Workload

Do you ever keep your improvement action plans to yourself?

If you don't then I salute you and you can stop reading here.

If on the other hand you tend to keep them for just your own enjoyment please read on.

There are two really good reasons to share your action plans.

1. To get other people to take part. This can help you with delivering the work, get more engagement with the end result / change and help free up your time generally.

2. It facilitates the ongoing improvement conversation. Most really good improvements happen as the result of some insight from a good conversation. Share the plan, receive new ideas and make the plan even better.

So, if you are the kind of person who tries to do it all then perhaps it is time to get other people involved. 

What's the worst thing that could happen?

You might end up with a better plan and some help.

Giles Johnston
Author of 'Business Process Re-Engineering', a practical plan to improve business performance.

C'mon! Just write the SOP!