StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 14 defines what a Devil’s Advocate is, explains how the contrarian helps prevent group think, and describes the critical qualities, responsibilities, and actions of the Devil’s Advocate.
Today’s dynamic business environment demands a degree of responsiveness and cost competitiveness that can only be achieved through heightened personnel flexibility and interchangeability.
“Execution is where the rubber meets the road.” StrategyDriven Contributors Strategy without execution is nothing more than wishful thinking pursued with hope. No organization achieves true success unless it is able to effectively execute its initiatives. It is only through execution that leadership’s strategic vision is married to reality. Tactical execution refers to the collection […]
“If you don’t step out of your box; if you don’t come out of your comfort zone where you look good, feel good, or where you’re liked and admired you won’t progress to live beyond your present potential. Instead, you’ll regress and remain in the reality of your own limitation.” Howard T. Dickens Jr.
StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 13 defines what a strategic analysis is, describes the components of this in-depth examination of the organization and its business environment, and identifies how strategic analysis helps an organization become more strategy driven.
Portfolio managers direct deployment of assigned resources across the several programs, projects, and processes they oversee in a manner that maximizes the organization’s return on investment. Complicating the portfolio manager’s work is the myriad of differing resource types; resources that are often limited and shared by the portfolio’s many components.
StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 12, One Source of the Truth, defines what one source of the truth is, identifies the benefits of applying the one source of the truth principle, and describes the guiding principles to put one source of the truth into practice.
StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 11 defines what diverse indicators are, identifies the benefits of using diverse indicators to assess performance, highlights the situations during which diverse indicators are needed, and describes the guiding principles to create diverse indicators.
As previously stated, we believe organizations act in accordance with the shared values of the people that comprise them. What an organization values is represented by the rewards sought in return for its products and services, the organizationally defined acceptable methods of reward pursuit, and the manner in which benefits realized are parsed to the organization’s members. Therefore, organizational accountability, the timely and consequential pursuit of mission goals, is driven by the ability of the organization to quantifiably measure earned rewards and the culturally determined method of assessing and recognizing employee performance.
StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 10 defines what core performance measures are, identifies the benefits of employing a performance measurement lattice, and describes the guiding principles used to create an organizationally aligning measurement system.