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Systems Thinking Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

Systems Thinking Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

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Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Systems Thinking Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Systems Thinking related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Systems Thinking specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Systems Thinking Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 722 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Systems Thinking improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 722 standard requirements:

  1. Toyota is the role model and the most highly developed example of the potency of systems thinking and action learning in its broadest sense. but why, if the tps is so successful, is toyota along with its circle of suppliers still almost the lone manufacturing example?

  2. Operations managers and export promotion government officials face international competition and limited resources. Also in common, they have a key question: Are you exporting to the right countries?

  3. Do you agree that Effective Marketing, through brand equity, has played an important role in establishing distinct advantages towards our firms marketing perceived value from its marketplace?

  4. Would you agree that Offensive Marketing would be valuable for having created superior and recognized customer value as well as having achieved above-average profits?

  5. Using systems thinking effectively requires that we have a spirit of inquiry and keep asking the questions: why is this happening or, more simply, why?

  6. Are the traditions of systems thinking a foundation on which new knowledge is to be developed, or an anchor where prior research becomes fundamentalist dogma?

  7. What do you think of the statement: a company that has a structured environment (traditional) will lack employees with innovation skills?

  8. So, how do you avoid getting wrapped up in the complexities and use systems thinking to guide change and continuous improvement?

  9. Do you agree that the more authority a salespersons possesses, the higher their probability of coming up with innovative ideas?

  10. What notable similarities and differences exist among systems thinking lean thinking and the theory of constraints?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Systems Thinking book in PDF containing 722 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Systems Thinking self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Systems Thinking Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Systems Thinking areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Systems Thinking Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Systems Thinking projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Systems Thinking Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Systems Thinking project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Decision Log: It becomes critical to track and periodically revisit both operational effectiveness; Are you noticing all that you need to, and are you interpreting what you see effectively?

  2. Quality Audit: How does the organization know that its relationships with relevant professional bodies are appropriately effective and constructive?

  3. Initiating Process Group: Realistic - Are the desired results expressed in a way that the team will be motivated and believe that the required level of involvement will be obtained?

  4. Activity Duration Estimates: Are resource rates available to calculate Systems Thinking project costs?

  5. Procurement Management Plan: Do Systems Thinking project teams & team members report on status / activities / progress?

  6. Probability and Impact Matrix: How do risks change during the Systems Thinking projects life cycle?

  7. Probability and Impact Matrix: What are the levels of understanding of the future users of this technology?

  8. Scope Management Plan: Have Systems Thinking project team accountabilities & responsibilities been clearly defined?

  9. Stakeholder Management Plan: What would you gain if you spent time working to improve this process?

  10. Assumption and Constraint Log: Has the approach and development strategy of the Systems Thinking project been defined, documented and accepted by the appropriate stakeholders?

 
Step-by-step and complete Systems Thinking Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Systems Thinking project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Systems Thinking project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Systems Thinking project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Systems Thinking project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Systems Thinking project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Systems Thinking project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Systems Thinking project with this in-depth Systems Thinking Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Systems Thinking projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Systems Thinking and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Systems Thinking investments work better.

This Systems Thinking All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.

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