Growth barriers manifest themselves in a variety of forms, and can occur many, many times during an organisation’s existence dependant upon internal and external factors (such as people, processes, markets, economic performance, etc.).
In my visual above, ‘Performance’ might be revenues, profits, market-share, or whatever is relevant for the business. Time is self-explanatory, but the barriers are experienced periodically, when the business is trying to achieve a form of growth (new client, new lucrative contract, new market, etc.) and finds that something is preventing that achievement.
The key is to plan well, and understand where your growth will come from. Then, decide what changes you need to make to ensure a smooth transition.
Barriers can take many forms; here are a few:
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