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How to Remain Strategically Agile

How do you craft effective strategic plans in a world where your next biggest competitor might not even exist yet? By developing strategic agility. These days it’s amazing – and more than a bit disconcerting – how quickly a product, service or business model can go from a position of market leader to obsolescence.  Which […]

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Effective Business Planning Needs Strategic Thinking

Apply strategic thinking to create a business strategy that is coherent, unifying and strategically advantageous. What is Strategic Thinking? Strategic Thinking is a comprehensive planning model that covers innovation, strategic planning and operational planning.  It is a process that applies vision development, strategic planning and operational planning to develop business strategies that have a greater […]

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An Accelerated Strategic Planning Process

What if you don’t have 3 days to complete a full strategic plan? How can you still get a good quality strategic plan when you only have a day or a day and half for planning? The planning process I’m presenting here will get you a great plan in half the time. This process is […]

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Flevy Author Spotlight: Our Interview with Strategic Planning Specialist, Anthony Gable

Anthony Gable is an expert in the field of Strategic Planning and is highly effective at both teaching and facilitating the process.  He has spent 3 decades specializing in this discipline. Most recently, Mr. Gable has further refined the process through the integration and unification of both old and newer currently accepted strategic planning procedures that […]

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Flevy’s Definitive Guide to Operations

This is a guide to navigating Flevy to find the documents and other resources you need related to Business Operations.  “Operations” is a broad, vague term. It can convey a lot of different meanings to different people. If you don’t find what you are looking for in this article, please email us at [email protected] First, a very […]

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Strategic Planning Demystified with the Mindmap

Editor’s Note: Dr. Stephen M. Sweid is a business consultant, researcher and trainer with over 20 years consulting experience on the international scene: Europe, USA, Middle East and Far East.   Dr. Sweid is an author on Flevy, where he has produced materials on Breakthrough Strategy (see his materials here). * * * * I use the Mindmap […]

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Strategy Development and Deployment with Hoshin Planning

People and their managers are working so hard to be sure things are done right, that they hardly have time to decide if they are doing the right things. - Stephen R. Covey Strategy is an expression of what an organization intents to do to get from a current state to a future state. Strategic plans […]

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Organizations Need a “Competitive” Strategic Plan in Today’s Digital Economy

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive, but those who can best manage change. – Charles Darwin During my several decades of consulting with clients in a multitude of markets, I almost invariably have found that those organizations who are in greatest need of changing their approach to being competitive, […]

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Download Our Free Primer on Strategy Development and Strategy Execution

What is strategy without execution?  Merely  theory. A successful business requires both a well developed strategy and the ability to execute on that strategy.  Many companies develop robust strategies, but fail at operationalizing their strategies into implementable steps. We have just released a free primer on Strategy Development and Strategy Execution.  It is a 54-slide deck that […]

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Introducing Flevy Business Toolkits

We recently added end-to-end Business Toolkits to our document offerings. Each toolkit is a collection of multiple documents that, when used together, provide a comprehensive and holistic framework for a project or business topic. Below are several examples: Product Launch Strategy https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/product-launch-strategy-pls Performance Management https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/performance-management-perf Marketing Plan Development https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/marketing-plan-development-mktg Balanced Scorecard https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/balanced-scorecard-bsc Project Management https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/project-management-pm […]

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3D Printing, Strategic Planning, Excel Org Charts, and more

New & Recommended Documents (Week of 7/8) 2. Organization Chart Maker for Microsoft Excel View more from officehelp Quick and easily generate your own Org Charts in Excel from a plain data list. Quickly and easily generate your own organization charts from a plain list of data with Organization Chart Maker for Microsoft Excel. Apply colors […]

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Hoshin Kanri

Hoshin Kanri (Hoshin Planning, Policy Deployment, Management by Policy) is a powerful, systematic Strategic Planning/Management methodology developed by Dr. Yoji Akao that uses a Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle to create goals, choose control measures and link daily control activities to the company’s strategy. It involves a “catchball” as the driving force of alignment, clarification and employee involvement. […]

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