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Execution Speaks Lounder than Words

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The beauty of the Balanced Scorecard method of strategic planning is that its a fully integrated planning and management tool.  It allows you to develop a very comprehensive plan for achieving the defined strategic objectives for the business and linking them to the performance outputs of divisions and staff within the business. However, at the end of the day it takes people to make things happen. To fulfill the actions for delivering results as defined in the planning process. This ...

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Meaning of Strategy

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The terms strategy, strategic and strategic planning get tossed around quite loosely, often leading to confusion over the meaning and the purpose. I believe there’s value in being aligned when talking about this important area. I like the following definition ; ‘Strategy encompasses the decisions that have high medium to long term impact on an organization’s activities that provide competitive advantage and value to stakeholders.’ Strategic planning then is about creating alignment so that actions and resources are oriented toward ...

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