It is common for businesses growing in size to have their systems develop in to complex networks of procedures. While the latter is an expected side effect of growth, it can be avoided in many
ways. In fact, business owners must do whatever it takes to keep their systems simple. Why? Following are the top reasons.
1) Innovations spring from simplicity. Many businesses shut down because they fail to deliver new product lines that will catch the attention and purchasing power of their target market. Quick response to innovation opportunities can only happen in the absence of complicated systems in terms of product creation.
2) Simplicity cuts costs. Do you need to organize things in your business? Consider investing in cloud technologies or in certain software. They are easier to manipulate and their implementation will not require an additional employee. Thus, you can save money and time.
3) Simplicity allows new employees to learn and work faster. Inconsistent procedures, practices and metrics usually come from complicated systems. All these slow down the learning process of on boarding and their ability to work and help in the production fast .
4) Simplicity helps entrepreneurs make on time decisions. When systems aren't complicated, it is easier to acquire pertinent information fast. Hence, business owners can decide and plan on their operations in an appropriate and timely manner.