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One of my favorite fairy tales from when I was a boy is Winnie-the-Pooh. He was once asked “where should we go?”. “I don’t know he replied”. And then they ended up being there. I see the same pattern with annual reports. It amazes me how companies with [...]Read More
Lately I have been helping a large government organization with their Balanced Scorecard model. It amazed me to see the number of documents they had containing plans and strategies. The documents were written for communication purposes to various [...]Read More
Have you sometimes been told that you need to be more productive? You need to work harder? You need to have more efficiency? Most people, when they hear these [...]Read More
Many companies are using their performance management system to control and punish people/ divisions which do not meet their set targets. Seldom do I hear about celebrating good results. Sales people are probably [...]Read More
Many times in the past years, I have been asked the question – “What is the derivable value when strategy execution is successful?” We know there is potentially a huge value from successfully implementing strategy [...]Read More
I don’t know if you have tried to run on a treadmill. It can be quite scary. There are Youtube video’s that demonstrate how not to do it. But that is not my point. Let’s say you are asked to run a half marathon on the treadmill. 21 kilometers is a long distance you might [...]Read More
Research indicates that 60% of corporations don’t link resource allocation (budgets) to their Strategic Plan. I am wondering how companies manage to execute strategy when strategic planning and resource allocation processes are not linked. To me it looks like the company [...]Read More