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Business Change Management

Business Change Management

The Genius Of Blue Ocean Strategy® Defined, In Color!

On Sep 30, 2014 3:31:57 PM

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Categories: Blue Ocean, Andrea Simon, Change Management

Here at Simon Associates Management Associates (SAMC), we have had a growing number of inquiries lately about how to do a Blue Ocean Strategy® and why, particularly in these changing times, you should find your own blue ocean – sooner than later.

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On Finding New Markets, Blue Ocean®-Style

On Sep 29, 2014 5:28:56 PM

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Categories: Andrew Simon, Blue Ocean, Entrepreneurs, Change Management

I have always been excited about reading Malcolm Gladwell’s books because they provide bits of information that generally confirm how I think, or how others think. It is a great opportunity to reflect on others’ way of doing things.

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Patient Leakage: How To Turn Off The Tap

On Sep 29, 2014 4:08:51 AM

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Categories: Healthcare, Kriss Barlow

In my previous blog, I talked about "leakage," the term used in healthcare business development to describe when primary care physicians refer patients to providers outside their system, rather than staying within their network.

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How To Create A Healthcare Culture Of Innovation That Can Successfully Adapt To Changing Times

On Sep 26, 2014 4:33:27 AM

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Categories: Healthcare, Andrea Simon

At a time when the need to respond to dramatically changing times is particularly acute, the pressure is on for the once staid and stable world of healthcare to develop a newfound culture of innovation, writes Andrea Simon, Ph.D., President/Founder of Simon Associates Management Consultants (SAMC), in her recent article published in the September 2014 issue of Healthcare Innovation News.

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Why We Love Finding A Blue Ocean® (And You Should Too!)

On Sep 22, 2014 4:35:10 AM

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Categories: Blue Ocean, Andrea Simon, Change Management

In the July 13th Sunday New York Times, there was a very Blue Ocean story that reminded me why I love to search for Blue Oceans with my clients.

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Healthcare Innovation Can’t Just Be A Catchword. It Has To Be Imbedded In Your Hospital’s Culture.

On Sep 16, 2014 3:40:45 PM

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Categories: Healthcare, Kathy Silard

At Stamford Hospital, innovation is not just a word—it truly is a culture change.

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Successful Businesses Set Goals, Evaluate And Measure Progress, Advises Corporate Expert Andrew Simon

On Sep 15, 2014 4:06:24 PM

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Categories: Andrew Simon, Entrepreneurs, Change Management, Start-up Companies

Running a successful business of your own requires many talents and a great work ethic, says Andrew (Andy) Simon, Partner at Simon Associates Management Consultants and highly-experienced entrepreneur. But without the right forms of measurement and a lot of attention to the numbers, he warns, it will be difficult to succeed.

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Successful Businesses Set Goals, Evaluate And Measure Progress, Advises Corporate Expert Andrew Simon

On Sep 15, 2014 4:06:24 PM

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Categories: Andrew Simon, Entrepreneurs, Change Management

Running a successful business of your own requires many talents and a great work ethic, says Andrew (Andy) Simon, Partner at Simon Associates Management Consultants and highly-experienced entrepreneur. But without the right forms of measurement and a lot of attention to the numbers, he warns, it will be difficult to succeed.

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Brands Answer the Question “Why You?”

On Sep 15, 2014 12:29:10 PM

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Categories: Andrea Simon, Change Management, Branding and Rebranding

Changing Your Brand Is Never Easy. Can We Help?

Here at Simon Associates Management Consultants, because of our experience and expertise in helping companies change, we often find ourselves faced with two interesting, related, yet quite different challenges:

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Time To Play Innovation Games®?

On Sep 8, 2014 4:26:40 AM

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Categories: Innovation Games, Andrea Simon, Change Management

Could Serious Play help you do Serious Work, Seriously? Innovation Games® can help you solve that problem that keeps you up at night.

Have you ever thought of bringing in people and watching them build your product for you or with you? For example, if you played “Build a Product Box” with them, you could observe as they built and re-built your product and then "sold" it to you. How would they do it, in ways you might never have imagined?

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New Financial Metrics Might Very Well Be The Key To Survival In Today's Volatile Healthcare Landscape, Reports Andrew Simon

On Sep 2, 2014 11:45:06 PM

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Categories: Andrew Simon, Healthcare, Change Management

As hospitals trying to stay financially afloat shift from volume to value, a solid understanding of what factors affect the bottom line is critical, writes Andrew (Andy) Simon, Partner at Simon Associates Management Consultants, in the article "Finding new, meaningful financial metrics for hospitals post-reform," recently published by Becker's Hospital Review.

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New Financial Metrics Might Very Well Be The Key To Survival In Today's Volatile Healthcare Landscape, Reports Andrew Simon

On Sep 2, 2014 11:45:06 PM

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Categories: Andrew Simon, Healthcare, Change Management

As hospitals trying to stay financially afloat shift from volume to value, a solid understanding of what factors affect the bottom line is critical, writes Andrew (Andy) Simon, Partner at Simon Associates Management Consultants, in the article "Finding new, meaningful financial metrics for hospitals post-reform," recently published by Becker's Hospital Review.

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Houston, We Have A Problem: Patient Leakage

On Sep 1, 2014 12:06:11 PM

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Categories: Healthcare, Kriss Barlow

What exactly is “patient leakage”?

Leakage is one of those terms that just never has a good connotation. In healthcare business development, it refers to patient business that is lost, that escapes, that you believe you should have gotten but that “leaks” and goes elsewhere.

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