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When You Think the Strategy is Wrong

When You Think the Strategy is Wrong | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Chances are that at some point in your career you've been asked to implement a strategy that was developed by someone other than yourself. A manager's job is to implement that strategy, and to be s...
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How to set performance targets of teams to meet strategic objectives

How to set performance targets of teams to meet strategic objectives | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Leadership & management
Management by Objectives
Starting from the top of a company, the s... (How to set performance...
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The Strategic Mistake Almost Everybody Makes

The Strategic Mistake Almost Everybody Makes | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
“It is simple math,” the strategist said in a tone that sounded suspiciously similar to how I explain things to my six-year-old daughter. “Decreasing churn by a percent — a single percent! — creates tens of millions of dollars of value.
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Is Your Innovation Problem Really a Strategy Problem?

Is Your Innovation Problem Really a Strategy Problem? | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Why frontline employees need to be part of strategy-making. (Think your firm is innovative? Your employees might not agree http://t.co/d8XIiJPfA1)
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System eats culture for lunch

System eats culture for lunch | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
RT @gamsjo: Culture eats strategy for breakfast. System eats culture for lunch. Thinking eats the system for dinner. http://t.co/5TR993XURZ
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Interesting but also wrong -- "system" is almost always an embedded part of culture.

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How Data Will Drive Business Strategy in 2014

How Data Will Drive Business Strategy in 2014 | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
How Data Will Drive Business Strategy in 2014 Forbes In fact, the case of Netflix versus Blockbuster shows that disrupting an entrenched industry requires much more than competitive pricing and improved service: it requires a complete reorientation...
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Four Keys to Thinking About the Future

Four Keys to Thinking About the Future | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Strategies for better forecasting.
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Strategic Thinking Questions - Two Questions to Ask for Your Strategic Plan

Strategic Thinking Questions - Two Questions to Ask for Your Strategic Plan | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Maybe your strategic plan for the year is ready to go. Congratulations! Maybe you are still working on your strategic plan. That's completely understandable, and you're still in pretty good shape t...
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What Strategists Can Learn from Architecture

What Strategists Can Learn from Architecture | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Make your strategy process a design process.
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Innovation Excellence | The Evolution of Strategy

Innovation Excellence | The Evolution of Strategy | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Strategy has always been the sexy part of business, where boring Word documents and endless Excel spreadsheets give way to glorious PowerPoint decks.
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Why leadership today is like playing jazz

Why leadership today is like playing jazz | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
‘Imagination and improvisation’ are skills that leaders need now to succeed
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Cayman Financial Review :: Developing a balance between strategy and risk

Cayman Financial Review :: Developing a balance between strategy and risk | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it

With the ever changing landscape of the global economy, there is no “one size fits all” model to risk management. It is essential that the way in which an organization manages its risk be aligned with all aspects of its operations including its strategy, business model, operational systems and procedures, and risk appetite.

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The Financial Impact of Poor Leadership—and 3 Ways to Improve It

The Financial Impact of Poor Leadership—and 3 Ways to Improve It | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Good leaders bring out the best in their people.  Bad leaders diminish performance.  When you add up the costs over an entire organization, the bottom line impact can be staggering—an amount equal to 7% of a company’s sales according to responses...
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The Death of Strategic Planning: What Next?

The Death of Strategic Planning: What Next? | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Strategic planning is dead, as I wrote recent on this forum. However, the needs that created strategic planning continue, so something must take its place. All business decisions are forward looking. It is certainly hard to come up with the one perfect forecast of the external environment, the prognostication that accurately [...]
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4 Steps to Effective Strategic Planning & Implementation

4 Steps to Effective Strategic Planning & Implementation | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Effective strategic planning implementation requires accountability both in the creation and management of strategic initiatives. Here is practical & accountable approach to effective strategic planning and implementation.

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Just a Simple Strategy - Evolving Excellence

Just a Simple Strategy - Evolving Excellence | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
I went through that same exercise a couple more times in different, larger, organizations. More pretty binders sitting on shelves.
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Some very good points in this, particularly about having a smaller number of measurable goals (strategic objectives).

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Deciding How to Decide

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Companies’ futures and executive careers are defined by key strategic decisions. How do you and your company make the most important decisions? What tools and processes do you use?
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Your web strategy is worthless

Your web strategy is worthless | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Many of the so called web strategies are less than useless at guiding the reality of running a web team. But what exactly should a web strategy contain?
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An Emotional Approach to Strategy Execution

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Leaders who are able to identify and manage patterns of emotions in a collective are better able to make their ambitious strategies a reality.

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5 Social Media Predictions for 2014

5 Social Media Predictions for 2014 | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
When developing or improving your social-media strategy in the New Year, keep these five trends top-of-mind.
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10 social media statistics and tips that might make you rethink your social strategy

10 social media statistics and tips that might make you rethink your social strategy | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
I just came across this fascinating post full of stats about social media usage. It was written by Belle Beth Cooper and published on Buffer.
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Interactive Storytelling to Make Strategy Work

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South Street Strategy Group's Jennifer von Briesen on the importance 3 great books on storytelling and strategy.
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What Do We Mean When We Say We Want to Be More Strategic?

What Do We Mean When We Say We Want to Be More Strategic? | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
And so we cry, “We want to be strategic.” That’s the aspiration of Human Resources professionals, collectively and as individuals, right?
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The Vision Board

The Vision Board | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
The Vision Board is a great agile tool to describe and to visualise your vision and strategy. It helps you carry out market research and validate your assumptions.
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Four Tips for Better Strategic Planning

Four Tips for Better Strategic Planning | Strategy Matrix | Scoop.it
Corporate theater won't cut it.
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