Profitable growth, it’s why you’re in business, and it can be difficult to achieve and manage.

That’s where Larison & Associates can be of value. Columbia Management System™, with its Points of Focus and Protocols, can help companies leverage their existing strength and reinforce areas that are weak to achieve accelerating profitable growth.

How is this done? It is done by employing Mr. Larison’s extensive experience in the governance of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations by developing a thorough understanding of the client organization’s business plan, culture and structure.

Columbia Management System™ effectively and efficiently coordinates the inter- and intra- departmental activities of:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Credit
  • Research & Development
  • Purchasing
  • Manufacturing
  • Warehouse & Shipping
  • Human Resources
  • Retail/Wholesale Store Operations
  • Direct Selling

Mr. Larison’s decades of business experience in for-profit and not-for-profit settings, in combination with the Columbia Management System™ proprietary Points of Focus and Protocols can help guide corporations and organizations with:

  • Detailed Business Planning
  • Succession Planning
  • Structuring of Compensation & Benefit Programs
  • Litigation Management
  • Business Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Organizational Structuring & Restructuring

Columbia Management System™ is a business philosophy based on establishing defined organizational structure, developing fair and balanced employee incentive plans, maintaining effective communications and continuing strong focus on structured goal setting and planning and monitoring of progress on goals achievement.

Points of Focus and Protocols identified within Columbia Management System are critical aspects to the Larison & Associates consulting program and are used in some form by a majority of the most successful organizations around the free world.


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Columbia Management System™ has the proprietary combination of Points of Focus and Protocols to help your business achieve Continuous Performance Improvement.