researchResearch and Analysis Reports
Sector - Firm - Function - Variances - Solutions

Our Benchmarking Team performs research and analyses on a continuous intake of information from key sectors of the global economies and evolving markets and opportunities. These reports are available, for a nominal fee to clients and interested parties. Firm specific and cross sectoral papers are produced on request. Best Practices and Best-of-Breed are a foundation of our core services.

Performance Audits
Quality - Skills - Risks - Outcomes
The Service
Get the measure of your most important assets relative to your business goals. We deliver the results of direct and indirect labour, efficiency of decision making, communication systems, department structures, returns on training and remuneration. They identify the magnitude and direction of the variance to standard.

Benefits of Performance Auditsperformance excellence
1. the magnitude and direction of performance variances.
2. main causes of the variances.
3. recommended solutions to improving performance.
4. firm specific analyses.

Credentials of our Evaluators
1. graduates in social and behavioural sciences.
2. a minimum of 15 years business experience.

Features of Performance Audits
Our methodology integrates the best practices from the fields of behavioural sciences and economics. Anecdotal and behavioural survey results are statistically synthesized with microeconomic analyses of costs and end results.

Typical Clients
- retail  - wholesale - manufacturing - insurance - high tech. - health care - associations - SMEs

Involvements
- amalgamations - restructuring - market downturns - market upturns - target shortfalls - due diligence
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Organization Audits
Efficiencies - Productivities - Loss Control - Outcomes
The Service
Get the efficiencies and productivities you need to consistently meet goals and competition. We deliver the results of all critical functions of the organization, relative sectoral averages and maximum potential.

maximize Benefits of Organization Audits
1. the magnitude and direction of efficiency and productivity variances.
2. main causes of the variances.
3. recommended solutions to improving efficiencies and productivities.
4. firm specific analyses.

Credentials of our Evaluators
1. graduates in social and behavioural sciences.
2. a minimum of 15 years business experience.

Features of Organization Audits
These audits bring together the econometric tools of statistical analyses of efficiencies, productivities and resource allocation with surveys of performance, skills and end results. Cross sectional and time series studies integrated with behavioural standards provide a full systems analysis for the organization, its competitive position and potential.

Typical Clients
- retail  - wholesale - manufacturing - insurance - high tech. - health care - associations - SMEs

Involvements
- amalgamations - restructuring - market downturns - market upturns - target shortfalls - due diligence
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COBRATM
Variances - Solutions - Competitive Advantage
The Service
“Comprehensive Organization Benchmarking Review and Assessment” (COBRATM) provides indices of the major business functions. Through our proprietary benchmarking process this tool provides the set of best solutions to reach your objectives.

Benefits of COBRATMantidote
1. results specific to each business function.
2. objective results and recommendations.
3. cost effective and time efficient.

Credentials of our Evaluators
1. graduates in social and behavioural sciences.
2. a minimum of 15 years business experience.

Features of COBRATM
1. only 45-60 minutes to complete survey.
2. outputs are firm and sector specific.
3. covers the critical business functions of:
  • Strategic and Business Planning
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Technology
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Production or Service Processes
  • Typical Clients
    - retail  - wholesale - manufacturing  - insurance - high tech. - associations - SMEs
    Involvements
    - amalgamations - restructuring - market downturns - market upturns - target shortfalls - due diligence - start-ups

    test 6

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