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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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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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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