Foresight is a renowned magazine that focuses on the professional development for makers and users of business forecasts. It provides insights from academics and practitioners. I’m honored that in the latest Foresight edition, I’ve been published as a practitioner with my article An S&OP communication plan: The Final Step in support of Company Strategy. The Foresight editor notes about my article: ‘Niels van Hove argues persuasively … Continue reading An S&OP communication plan: The final step in support of company strategy
To help your company to execute its strategy, executives need to aspire to implement advanced S&OP. The ultimate goal of S&OP is to plan ahead and provide visibility and support to execute the company strategy. In our busy day to day life we might forget, but communication is an important part of both S&OP and strategy execution. Therefore communication needs to be integrated in an … Continue reading Communication; the last step in S&OP
An S&OP implementation requires many changes, not the least behavioural change. However, there are different behavioural change requirements during a journey to S&OP excellence. These behavioural changes often require coaching to be addressed properly. In four posts, four coaching phases will be explained to support leaders with behavioural change required to reach S&OP excellence. These are; Coach to change, coach to sustain, coach for excellence … Continue reading 4 Phases of Behavioural Change in the Journey to S&OP Excellence #2
Most people would agree that communication is an essential part of running effective S&OP/IBP processes. Or maybe we should say that communication is part of running an effective business! According to the results of the S&OP pulse check 2011, 144 participants from 30 countries indicated in two ways the importance of communication: 1. They voted as key reason to implement S&OP: ‘Improving cross functional communication’ … Continue reading S&OP and communication; just listen!