Take a more in-depth look at key organizational improvement issues and challenges in articles and papers written by our experienced team.

Mobilize Large Numbers of People in Change

Rapid-cycle projects, even if somewhat modest to begin with, can quickly be turned into powerful engines for accelerating change.


The Potential is There to Respond

In certain emergency and “must-do” situations in organizations, rapid results occurs spontaneously in an awe-inspiring way.


Georgia-Pacific Takes It All the Way

The essential message of this book is that rapid-cycle projects yield not only immediate and rewarding gains, but can also serve as the foundation for very far-reaching transformations.


Rapid Results Spark Strategic Momentum

The power of Rapid Results goes beyond the effective implementation of strategy.


A Thousand Cures - Which One is Right?

Like a broken record, business authors, journalists, government leaders, and economists continue to warn that the pace of change is accelerating, and that managers need to move faster.


Development and Results Go Hand in Hand

HR professionals can add value to an organization by focusing on organizational results as a key measure of their own success.


05.09.05  Keith Michaelson

Results in 100 Days

It is possible to make significant progress on critical business issues in chunks of 100 days or less. Learn how to shift the mindset in your organization to thinking of Rapid Results as a fundamental approach to management and as a business culture.


12.06.04  Nadim Matta

Improving Project Results: Operating 'Below-the-Line' To Produce Real Value

Project teams and their sponsors rarely acknowledge the risk that their project's outcomes will not translate into the intended benefits to the organization. How can you keep a project on track for real results?


09.13.04  Robert Neiman

Attention HR: Managers Need Help

Human resource professionals could sit around, hoping to come up with that big idea that will get them to the boardroom table. This article details a less idealistic path, but one that is much more likely to succeed.


Bridging the Capacity Gap

The gap between aspirations and the ability to implement thwarts the most well-meaning, well-conceived developmental efforts. This article presents an approach used by World Bank to design and implement projects that help organizations bridge this "capacity gap."