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BUY THE CORPUS RIOS BOOKCorpus RIOS is the one book you need to understand how to make planning a powerful, effective process for your business. Buy the hardback or eBook now!
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WHAT IS CORPUS RIOSDescribed by one user as ‘enlightenment for business’, Corpus RIOS explains in practical, common-sense, terms how any business or NGO can succeed through the power of strategy. The RIOS planning process brings strategy to life by giving you the tools to establish, and maintain, effective intent. Read more...
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ABOUT THE AUTHORChristopher Tipler holds an honours degree in Economics and Commerce from the University of Melbourne (1968). His early career was in Stockbroking (three years) and Corporate Finance (three years), where he acquired a good grounding in debt and equity management and financial management. Read more...
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How the features of Corpus RIOS will translate into benefits for your business
Corpus RIOS is rigorous
Corpus RIOS replaces the ineffective SWOT analysis with SOWOT – an analytical process designed to reveal insights and powerful ideas. By working with these ideas you are far more likely to achieve meaningful difference and get ahead of your competitors
Corpus RIOS is practical
The RIOS approach to planning is logical and easy to understand. Your team will quickly learn to work with it, and will want to use it, whether or not they have any background in strategic planning. A clearly laid out case study in the book helps with understanding.
Corpus RIOS is reliable
By making strategic planning a powerful, effective process, RIOS enables you to bring strategy back to centre stage, where it belongs, and to truly become strategically driven. This means your big decisions will be less risky.
Corpus RIOS is effective
The RIOS steps deliberately translate intent, or ambition, into action by asking the right questions – what must we excel at to win, and what does it mean to excel at this? This sequence leads naturally to action. Effectiveness is further enhanced by completing the action plans in 180 day and 24 month time frames
Corpus RIOS is imaginative
In the RIOS way, we go to the future and define what Winning looks like. It is the Realistic Imagination Of Success (which is where the acronym RIOS comes from). Then we pull from this winning perspective. If you can picture success then, following the RIOS steps, you are far more likely to achieve it.
Corpus RIOS is inspirational
The RIOS process seeks to draw on the wisdom of the entire organisation, it involves the whole senior team in the process, and it uses the inspiring language of theatre – Arenas, Recitals, Acts. Almost inevitably, your team will be highly committed to the agenda that flows from it
Corpus RIOS is uncomplicated
The RIOS process avoids the clutter associated with fashionable concepts such as Corporate Social Responsibility and Values Based Management. As you will discover by reading Corpus RIOS, these matters can be dealt with in a much more effective way, without confusing the strategy process
Corpus RIOS is flexible
The RIOS approach has been used very effectively by large and small enterprises in industries as diverse as car parts distribution and milk processing. It has also been used to great effect by sporting clubs and NGO’s. It will almost certainly work for your enterprise, whatever the product, whatever the process, wherever you are.
Peter HuntChairman - Greenhill Caliburn
"In this amazing book Chris Tipler has pulled apart the business planning process, thrown out all the noise and - with great clarity - come up with a unique and very effective framework to generate successful strategic thinking. Applied properly, this framework offers corporate leaders the ability to realise the full potential of their people and organisations. Corpus RIOS is a ground-breaking, must-read book - written by one of Australia's most experienced management advisors."
Bruce ParncuttLion Capital
"Corpus RIOS is totally based on clear common sense, something the business world has been lacking for some time. We are all still hanging on to what we learnt at business school - the SWOT analysis and the very conventional approach to strategic planning is heavily engrained. This revolutionary book does a fantastic job of arguing why the traditional approach doesn't work particularly well and the Corpus RIOS model gives businesses a game changing alternative" “I won’t be surprised if Corpus RIOS becomes one of the seminal texts on strategic planning for the whole industry. Many aspects of Corpus RIOS will almost certainly be “adopted” over time by the major strategy firms globally” "Corpus RIOS is absolutely revolutionary. Strategic planning has evolved into an 'unthinking' process. What Chris does for the business leader is provide a path of clear thinking that will drive their strategic planning as a process and ultimately outcomes"