In many cases when measuring organizational performance, companies tend to focus solely on the financial perspective, setting objectives such as “Achieve profit growth” (measuring it through $ Gross profit margin, $ Net cash flow, or similar indicators) or “Maintain financial discipline” (measuring it through % Budget variance, # Berry ratio, or others).
Nearly one year ago, in November of 2018, leaders and academics from around the world made an appearance at the World Health Organization’s inaugural Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health;
In 2019, the Performance Magazine editorial team interviewed Dr. Mark Powell, business writer, consultant & entrepreneur, and Jonathan Gifford, business author & speaker, on the topic of business innovation, specifically on how businesses could greatly improve by replicating the daring, yet highly successful model of performance arts.
Due to the increasing rates of obesity in many countries the recent years, initiatives such as health awareness campaigns, food labelling and physical activities improvement have been promoted worldwide.
The world is in a constant state of flux as technology evolves, customs change and priorities shift. These fundamental truths affect business as well, and professionals have to be willing to adapt if they’re going to ensure their company’s survival in the coming decade.