“Seeking sustainable competitive advantage in a world full of far-reaching and tumultuous change” – Roger T. Martin, HBR.
This quote is more than appropriate to define what success looks like in today’s business environment. Keeping up with the unknowns and constantly preparing your organization for what is inevitable, change.
So how are we doing?
We Innovate – Innovation in construction is often viewed as rediscovering good business practices, but what about creating new ones. Our design build group and their focus on streamlining traditional construction delivery methods is not rediscovering but creating new best practices along with the Corporations’ deployment of key work processes to ensure that the act of improving is just as important as the act of doing.
We Learn – Every day we learn and now we have a college. The doors will open in 2014 and its focus will be to make us better at what we do, increasing our strongest competitive advantage, our people. There is no telling what opportunities this learning environment will create.
We Lead – We all lead. No matter ones’ title, the expectation is that everyone within the organization engages in leadership, at all levels, to uphold our mission, vision and values. “Effective Leadership is not a solitary task, some of the greatest accomplishments in business, politics, and culture have come not from individual initiative alone but from those working in, with, and for community.” – from Harvard Business Review Blog
We’ve come a long way since the start of our journey and have long way to go. In a world full of uncertainties, one thing will remain constant; in order to sustain our competitive advantage we have to continue to embrace…
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Article by Jason Sigal, Preconstruction Manager