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Growth Gap Analysis Tool Summary

By identifying GAPS within your business processes you can take a holistic view as to whether it is necessary to make changes, or where improvements can be made to improve your business. The questions that were answered tested your Actual Activity against what is important to YOU and this produced 2 sets of results, which we show as percentages. The results are found below.

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 ImportanceActualResult
Finance‘ . percent($finance_1) . ‘‘ . percent($finance_2) . ‘‘ . percent($finance_dif) . ‘
Sales‘ . percent($sales_1) . ‘‘ . percent($sales_2) . ‘‘ . percent($sales_dif) . ‘
Business Planning‘ . percent($planning_1) . ‘‘ . percent($planning_2) . ‘‘ . percent($planning_dif) . ‘
Insights‘ . percent($insights_1) . ‘‘ . percent($insights_2) . ‘‘ . percent($insights_dif) . ‘
Marketing‘ . percent($marketing_1) . ‘‘ . percent($marketing_2) . ‘‘ . percent($marketing_dif) . ‘
New Product‘ . percent($new_1) . ‘‘ . percent($new_2) . ‘‘ . percent($new_dif) . ‘
Customer Service‘ . percent($customer_1) . ‘‘ . percent($customer_2) . ‘‘ . percent($customer_dif) . ‘
Competition‘ . percent($competition_1) . ‘‘ . percent($competition_2) . ‘‘ . percent($competition_dif) . ‘
Supply Chain‘ . percent($supply_1) . ‘‘ . percent($supply_2) . ‘‘ . percent($supply_dif) . ‘
Leadership‘ . percent($leadership_1) . ‘‘ . percent($leadership_2) . ‘‘ . percent($leadership_dif) . ‘
People‘ . percent($people_1) . ‘‘ . percent($people_2) . ‘‘ . percent($people_dif) . ‘
Technology‘ . percent($tech_1) . ‘‘ . percent($tech_2) . ‘‘ . percent($tech_dif) . ‘
Operations‘ . percent($ops_1) . ‘‘ . percent($ops_2) . ‘‘ . percent($ops_dif) . ‘
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If the result box in any subject area is coloured Aqua and has a positive number inside the box, this indicates that you DON’T consider this area of your business overly important, but you actually DO spend a lot of time working on it. This means you SHOULD see this area as MORE important, or you COULD consider spending LESS time working on this area of your business. This indicates that The Growth Ladder could help you focus on the areas that your business will benefit from most.

If the result box in any subject area is coloured Peach and has a negative number inside the box, this indicates that you DO consider this area of your business as being very important, but you actually DON’T spend a lot of time working on it. This means you SHOULD see still see this area as important, but you COULD consider spending MORE time working on this area of your business. This indicates that The Growth Ladder could help you to adjust your activity in certain areas and develop them more effectively.

If the result box in any subject area is coloured Green, this indicates that you consider this area of your business as being representative and equal to the time that you spend working on it. This means you SHOULD see still see this area as important and you SHOULD continue working on this area of your business. This indicates that The Growth Ladder could help you be more effective in this area, and also help you to grow and develop other areas at the same time.