How the AE Industry Works Today

The conventional thinking in the AE industry is that keeping people over-utilized is the way to make money. But when companies value high utilization above all else, tasks that aren’t ready to be worked on might be assigned to boost billable hours.

There’s a much better way.

AE Lean operations strategy increases the value produced for clients, staff, and firms while reducing the typical waste that existing processes create.

The Pillars of Lean Operating Strategy

Flow Efficiency

Morrissey Goodale can help you significantly increase flow efficiency — the ratio of value-producing hours to the total duration of time over which those hours get applied. The results are shorter project durations, increased profitability, and free time to innovate and devote to tasks you’ve been putting off.

Continuous Improvement

Nothing’s ever perfect, so there’s no reason not to improve. Morrissey Goodale will help you get your entire firm to take responsibility for noticing when things are broken and doing something about it!

Respect for People

Managing people is an old-fashioned way of running a company. AE firms have intelligent people who can manage themselves. We’ll help you learn how to create those systems and mechanisms that encourage people to communicate, collaborate, and self-organize at levels you haven’t seen before.

Industry Insights

Weekly real-time market and industry intelligence from Morrissey Goodale.

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The AE industry’s weekly go-to source for the latest information on M&A deals and trends.

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Bringing you snapshots of key market sectors, business management ideas, and must-know information for managing and leading your firm.

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Brining you new ideas for impacting people performance including the latest on company culture, work-life balance, time management, developing next-generation leaders, and new management ideas being implemented in other industries.

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An insider’s look at the latest trends in attracting, recruiting, retaining, and hiring people in the competitive AE industry.

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A guide to help you better understand how AE firms are valued and – perhaps more importantly – what you can do to build value now.

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Overviews on what industry consolidation means and forecasts for where activity, deals, and pricing is headed.

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At-a-glance snapshots of key market indicators in various market sectors and geographies.

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