SOAR The Corporate Body Scan A Unique Approach to Enhancing Business Profitability Presentation

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Business & Mgmt

Published on August 2, 2012

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This presentation describes SOAR, The Corporate Body Scan. The Corporate Body Scan is a facilitated, one day, team focused, off site business assessment event which results in the participants understanding how their business compares to world class performance in 16 areas of business excellence. Identification of gaps between current performance and world class performance helps an organization quickly identify steps that will make the organization more successful.

The Corporate Body Scan™ A unique approach to significantly enhance business profitability

THE BAR HAS BEEN RAISED… Businesses are squeezed Businesses are inundated – Global competition – More to do with less resources – Margin squeeze – Changing priorities – Government regulations – Unpredictable “curve balls” – Volatility in raw material – Increasing demands from & energy prices customers – Healthcare cost increasesCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 2SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

WHY THE CORPORATE BODY SCAN WAS DEVELOPED Business World Lacked Standard Traditional Consulting Tools To Measure and Process Ineffective… Improve Business Subjective & Intrusive EffectivenessCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 3SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

WHAT IS THE CORPORATE BODY SCAN Quantifiably measures the health of a business Provides suggestions and tools for improvement Compares company to World Class Performance Business Diagnostic Tool Educational & consensus Team based process for building process implementation of improvement opportunitiesCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 4SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

UNIQUE ASPECTS OF THE CORPORATE BODY SCAN One-day event Self evaluation, not a consultants assessment No advance preparation for company Provides an in-depth, quantified evaluation of the business Identifies opportunities to make significant improvements in performance and profitability Serves as an early warning system for potential business ailments Provides results on the spot so improvements can begin immediately Extremely cost-effectiveCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 5SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

BENEFITS OF THE CORPORATE BODY SCAN The Corporate Body Scans Helps you: Improve performance and profitability Move from diagnosis to improvement faster Compare your business to World Class Performance Build strong buy-in and ownership Generate dialogue, energy and consensus Stimulate action Provide a significant learning experience The Corporate Body Scan provides your business a diagnostic evaluation and a set of profit improvement tools that have a demonstrated track record of success. Its cost-effective, one-day time frame produces results that most traditional approaches take weeks to achieve.Copyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 6SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

WHERE THE CORPORATE BODY SCAN WORKS BEST Currently there are seven versions of The Corporate Body Scan Manufacturers Retail Distributors Construction Manufacturer/Distributor Service companies Professional Service FirmsCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 7SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

WHO USES THE CORPORATE BODY SCAN The Corporate Body Scan is ideal for a middle market business that meets the following criteria: Number of Revenues Employees ranging from ranging from $5-$250 million 30 to 1,000 Many elements of The Corporate Body Scan can be equally effective in smaller businesses or divisions of larger companies. The Corporate Body Scan can help you make improvements in your business regardless of your current financial performance.Copyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 8SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

WHAT THE CORPORATE BODY SCAN EVALUATES S O A R STRATEGY ORGANIZATION ACCOUTING RESPONSIVENESS & VISION & CULTURE & FINANCE & EXECUTION Does the company have the Has the company Does the company have Is the company responsive right information to facilitate picked a path a team that is qualified, to its customers’ needs? optimal decision making? that positions trained and motivated? it to succeed? Does it have the cash Does it efficiently resources, systems and & effectively execute & controls to achieve its implement the plans and strategy? goals it has set? SOAR measures the companys effectiveness in Each pillar is further segmented the four pillars of strategic into 4 separate focus areas, excellence. which encompass the 16 Key Areas of Strategic Excellence.Copyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 9SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

HOW THE CORPORATE BODY SCAN WORKS Agree on 300 Propriety software questions Analyzes answers Unique/varied format Generates scores Built in controls Identifies opportunities The SOARcardTM delivered at the end of the day 8-12 participants Corporate Cross section of company Prioritized Includes non-managers Body recommendations for next steps delivered at the end ScanTM of the day One day Follow up report available Off-site within 1 week WorkshopCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 10SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

SAMPLE SOARcardTMCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 11SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

INTERPRETING THE CORPORATE BODY SCAN SCORES • Many very serious issues Less than • Issues should be address immediately 35% • Major opportunities for improvement • Performing well below world class levels 36% to 49% • Significant opportunities for improvement Average Score 53 50% to 69% • Performing reasonably well • Many opportunities for improvement 70% to 84% • Performing well • Some opportunities for improvement World Class >85 • Performing at or close to world class levels 85% to 100% • Limited opportunities for improvementCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 12SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

SOAR IMPLEMENTATION TOOLSCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 13SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

CONTACT INFORMATION Blythe White Consulting Michael Wallace michael@blythewhite.com 1.888.296.5616 www.blythewhite.comCopyright © 2010 The Parkland Group, Inc. Proprietary & Confidential Patent Pending 14SOAR to Strategic Excellence™ and The Corporate Body Scan™ are trademarks of The Parkland Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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