Tag Archives: efficiency
Getting Best Value from Business Support Functions
Many firms have slashed their support functions (ie Finance, BD, HR, IT etc) in the downturn. I can understand why firms have done this in the short term, but I’m not at all sure that’s the right thing to do … Continue reading
Posted in Leadership and Management, Strategy Tagged back office, best value, business services, efficiency, outsourcing Leave a comment
Are Your Partners Business Savvy Enough?
Most firms recognise that they are too focused on transactions and not focused enough on long-term relationships. This blog article explores the issue using the Service-Value matrix. The comfortable place for many firms is to be in the middle of … Continue reading
Why Managing Matters is a Serious Matter
Are lawyers good project managers? Some don’t think so and I’m afraid I probably agree! I run workshops with senior associates on the subject and I usually start by asking the question ‘whose job is it to manage the matter?’ … Continue reading
Posted in Leadership and Management, Managing Change, Strategy Tagged accountability, delegation, efficiency, Law Firms, matter managing, PMn, supervision 2 Comments
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