As you set your sights on 2024, building resilience will be crucial for your business’ survival and success.
Business resilience involves adapting quickly to changes while maintaining operations and safeguarding assets and personnel. To achieve this, leaders must proactively recognise the need for change and stay aware of internal and external dynamics.
Here are three key things that will make your mine more resilient in 2024:
Establishing Early Warning Systems: Implementing robust Business Intelligence (BI) systems that go beyond historical data. Ensuring data accuracy and focusing on leading metrics to predict and address issues before they impact the bottom line.
Accurate Troubleshooting: Establishing a clear, coherent operating model that prevents decay and complexity. Encouraging a holistic understanding of processes, documented procedures and accountability to diagnose problems quickly.
Implementing Controlled Change: Embracing change efficiently by assessing its impact on people, securing commitment from leadership, providing sponsorship and offering change management training. Ensuring clear communication of objectives, expectations and accountabilities.
Successful change implementation requires ongoing commitment, resource allocation and a strategic approach. Leaders play a crucial role in supporting the change process by fostering commitment, providing resources, and monitoring progress.
Initiating a Business Improvement initiative is likened to an investment, not just insurance, and the best time to start is now. By following these steps, mining companies can become more resilient in 2024 and better equipped to navigate challenges and welcome long-term success.
This post was inspired by this article from First Principles Consulting.