Showing posts from August, 2015

MTI proposes ‘Ground Zero’ process to restructure Cabinet

MTI Consulting, over the last 18 years, have worked on organisational re-structuring projects across diverse public and private organisations in over 40 countries. In this feature, MTI applies their research, learnings and expertise to propose a ‘Ground Zero’ approach to re-structure the Sri Lankan Cabinet.

Why apply a ‘Ground Zero’ model to the Sri Lankan Cabinet?
The effectiveness of a Government is significantly determined by the way it is structured, starting with the scoping and segmentation of the ministries – because all other government institutions are structured based on this ‘super structure’.Governments tend to carry on with historical structures, with incremental portfolios added as and when the need arises e.g. technology, disaster management, national integration etc. or combining un-related portfolios (see inset 1)There has also been a tendency to create a plethora of micro focused responsibilities e.g. wild life, botanical gardens, private transportationThe net result o…

People’s Bank finalizes 2020 strategic plan with MTI

The People’s Bank, after a 6 month strategizing process in consultation with Bahrain-based MTI Consulting, have submitted the final draft of the 2020 strategic plan, for board approval. It was presented to the People’s Bank Chairman Mr. Hemasiri Fernando and the bank’s Board of Directors by MTI’s elite panel of financial services specialists comprising Saliya Rajakaruna, Manilka Fernando and Kumar Jayathilake, along with MTI’s Bahrain-based CEO Hilmy Cader. People’s Bank GM /CEO Mr. Vasantha Kumar and DGM Strategic Planning Ms. Chandani Werapitiya were at the presentation.