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Only 14% of employees understand their company’s strategy and direction

Only 14% of employees understand their company’s strategy and direction | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Why don’t more employees do what they are supposed to do?  Author and consultant William Schiemann might have part of the answer—only 14% of the organizations he polled report that their empl...
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While Strategic Visualisation, Formulation and Execution appear to be the key focus of most Organisations, Communication of the Strategy in a clear and effective manner is essential. The very people who are supposed to execute the strategy need to understand it. Failure of executives to communicate their strategies could result in a dichotomy of the strategy-full and the strategy-less. The message is clear to executives; involve your employees in your strategy and communicate it or watch as those visions rapidy turn into nightmares.

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A Look at the Big Picture of the Future of Work

A Look at the Big Picture of the Future of Work | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Maybe in your particular vision of the future of work, you imagine factories full of robots, automating commonplace tasks, while human beings orchestrate the work’s ultimate goals and intent. Perhaps you think of the working population’s shifting demographics, with the
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Almost every one of these trends could be a row item in a Strategy Matrix for an organization's strategic objectives and key characteristics -- for MOST organizations.  www.strategymatrix.com
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How to Know if Your Strategic Business Plan is Out of Date

How to Know if Your Strategic Business Plan is Out of Date | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Summer is often a good time to address your startup's business plan. Tips for starting with the basics and reading up on strategy before diving in.

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Four Strategies for Cultivating Strong Leaders Internally

Four Strategies for Cultivating Strong Leaders Internally | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
A retired brigadier general explains how companies can prioritize talent development.
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Five Reasons Most Companies Fail at Strategy Execution

Five Reasons Most Companies Fail at Strategy Execution | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
If your organisational culture has these five characteristics, all attempts to implement strategic change will likely be doomed.
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2016: BACK FROM THE DEAD - TrendWatching

2016: BACK FROM THE DEAD - TrendWatching | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Understand new global and regional consumer trends and uncover innovation opportunities
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What is a futurist? 

What is a futurist?  | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
The role of a futurist is growing in prominence, and demand for our input is rising. Businesses and governments increasingly see 'ownership of the

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Here's What's Keeping You Up At Night

Here's What's Keeping You Up At Night | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
From concerns about how to motivate employees to meet company goals to worries over how to gain a “big picture” of company talent through data and analytics, a host of work-related issues haunted HR professionals in 2016, according to SilkRoad’s latest “What Keeps HR Up At Night?” report. Each year, SilkRoad aims to
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It's Official: How Microsoft and LinkedIn Plan to Change the Way the World Works

It's Official: How Microsoft and LinkedIn Plan to Change the Way the World Works | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Microsoft just placed a huge bet on LinkedIn. Here's how it just might pay off.
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This is an example of a major event that could require some organizations to examine its potential impact on strategic objectives.
 
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Fact-based 'Sully' reaches dramatic heights

Fact-based 'Sully' reaches dramatic heights | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
The strategy is a success, the landing attracts worldwide attention and Sully is hailed as a hero — a claim that he brushes off. As far as he’s concerned, he was just doing his job.
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Logic Model Canvas: Building Strategic Alignment - Innovate Vancouver

Logic Models are used by leadership teams to build awareness, commitment, and investment in the organization’s strategic initiatives, goals, and values. Logic Models are also used to build alignment and troubleshoot potential gaps between vision, strategy, and outcomes achieved. Each part of the model is crucial and helps to illustrate the benefit and impact of …
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This could be a great companion to the work/results of a Strategy Matrix project.
 
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Executive pay needs reforming to spur business to long-term growth 

Executive pay needs reforming to spur business to long-term growth  | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
As we celebrate the bonfire of some economists’
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Faith Popcorn's BrainReserve | TRENDBANK

Faith Popcorn's BrainReserve | TRENDBANK | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
These Trends illuminate both human behavior and marketplace shifts; they chart what’s ahead and help us illuminate what steps to take today, so our clients thrive Tomorrow.

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"Trends" are "row items" in a  Strategy Matrix  the  help an organization determine their possible impact on Strategic Objectives and Key Characteristics.
 
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10 predictions about the AI revolution

10 predictions about the AI revolution | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
One of the world's foremost authorities on artificial intelligence lays out how he thinks society will change over the next 30 years as the technology becomes commonplace.

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Management, strategy, and foresight compared

Management, strategy, and foresight compared | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Distinguishing management, strategic planning and foresight. How the “long view” of futurists, which is at the core of foresight, also benefits management and strategic planning.

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12 Resources to Lead a Strategic Planning Process When You're New

12 Resources to Lead a Strategic Planning Process When You're New | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
strategic planning process when you are new." That question relates to something we do all the time: walk into a new client in an unfamiliar industry to design

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The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training

The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
As robots, automation and artificial intelligence perform more tasks and there is massive disruption of jobs, experts say a wider array of education and
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Significant issues identified here that will impact many organizations' strategic objectives and key characteristics.
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The Art of the 1-Page Strategy

The Art of the 1-Page Strategy | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 Strategic planning is at the heart of any enterprise, and alignment with the corporate strategic plan is often a key concern of CIOs. Companies that are leaders in their industries do not distinguish between
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A Big Clue Your Strategic Planning Process Is Focused on the Wrong Issues

A Big Clue Your Strategic Planning Process Is Focused on the Wrong Issues | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
strategic planning process, we discussed why completed strategic plans sit on shelves. There are multiple reasons for this unfortunate situation. I think an

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10 Small Changes You Can Make to Your Business Right Now

10 Small Changes You Can Make to Your Business Right Now | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Begin with features that make your company more personal than move on to things improve your process. You'll find plenty of suggestions and many should take next to no time to implement.
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Why time management is ruining our lives

Why time management is ruining our lives | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
The Long Read: All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed
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Very interesting, detailed review of time management and productivity efforts.  Provides a thoughtful examination of how different "strategies" impact results.
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'Corporate innovation does not work,' says Accenture

'Corporate innovation does not work,' says Accenture | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Accenture's Narry Singh tells WIRED2016 that startups and corporates should collaborate for the best results
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The future of UK manufacturing: solving our productivity puzzle

The future of UK manufacturing: solving our productivity puzzle | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Productivity remains central to the economic success of the UK, and with Brexit in our near future, it is more important than ever.
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What Startups Can Learn From Larger Companies About Content Strategies

What Startups Can Learn From Larger Companies About Content Strategies | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Content - What content marketing strategies can startups learn from larger companies? I recently asked marketers with experience working for companies of different sizes for their insights.
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