The models that brought us growth and efficiency will also be our demise. It is a race to the bottom; someone will always be cheaper than us.
From the Blog on operating models
Policy Committments and Getting Over Humps
At ‘The Grand Bargain’, two of the committments agreed were for ‘more cash programming’ and ‘greater localisation’. What’s the impact?
When we frame impact as numbers served we behave like factories. If it’s about a specific type of change, our operating model needs to be different.
When ‘inefficient’ is actually ‘efficient’
Depending on our metrics, what is considered inefficient might just be the most efficient way to doing something. Are we measuring goals or activities?
Mowers, Pigs, Digital and Operating Models
Changing mowers is optimising the operating model, while shifting to a pig is transformative. When bringing about change, be clear on the impact.
Is the cash model actually different from others?
if the data sits in a layer below all the functions, can’t it be accessed by all actors? It doesn’t feel much different than other models.