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Paul R. Niven

Paul Niven Paul Niven is an author, management consultant, and noted speaker on the subject of the Balanced Scorecard. He serves as the Chairman of the Board of in addition to functioning as Senior Business Advisor to Corporater.

As both a practitioner and Consultant he has developed successful Balanced Scorecard systems for clients large and small in a wide variety of organizations, including Fortune 1000 companies, public sector agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

Paul has many years of experience developing Balanced Scorecards for Fortune 1000, small and medium sized companies, public sector agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

Unlike many consultants who lack practical experience in their craft, Paul was a practitioner before he became a consultant. He honed his Balanced Scorecard expertise in industry, leading a highly successful Balanced Scorecard implementation. In fact, that implementation (at the Canadian company Nova Scotia Power) was among the first to be recognized as an inductee into the Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame. The love of facilitation, training, and new challenges drew Paul to the world of consulting where he worked with Bearing Point and CSC Consulting before launching The Senalosa Group.

Drawing on his considerable experience, Paul is a noted speaker and writer on the subject of the Balanced Scorecard. He has delivered keynote addresses at conference events around the world and has published in a number of noted Journals. His highly acclaimed first book, "Balanced Scorecard Step by Step: Maximizing Performance and Maintaining Results" was released in a second edition by John Wiley & Sons in September of 2006. The first edition has been translated into over a dozen languages around the globe. Paul's second book is "Balanced Scorecard Step by Step for Governments and Nonprofit Agencies" which, as the title implies, is designed to help public and nonprofit agencies develop successful Balanced Scorecard systems. His third text, focusing on the critical assessment of an organization’s Balanced Scorecard, is "Balanced Scorecard Diagnostics: Maintaining Maximum Performance" which was released in April, 2005.

Books Written by Paul Niven

  • Roadmaps and Revelations:
    Finding the Road to Business Success on Route 101
  • Balanced Scorecard Step-By-Step
    Maximizing Performance and Maintaining Results
  • Balanced Scorecard Step-By-Step
    For Governments and Nonprofit Agencies
  • Balanced Scorecard Diagnostics
    Maintaining Maximum Performance