First and foremost: the Effectiveness lab is keen to remind everyone that we are apolitical. While Brexit is a hotbed of political smear and innuendo, our focus is on the management/leadership lessons from Brexit. We are confident that Brexit has… Read More ›
Effective organizations can be compared to a modern vehicle – it has many parts, some moving and others static. Yet, all parts have been put together in a system, to deliver a certain: amount of horse-power, comfort, specific niche like ‘4×4′ off road, town runner, or heavy goods carrier. Every part of a vehicles’ system has a role it plays in making the vehicle meet its niche-standard.
Effective strategy, and note the word EFFECTIVE, is the art of defining the vehicle, the value the vehicle brings to the buyer, and assembling all its moving and static parts, to meet the demand of the buyer.
Strategy is a fascinating art, whose success depends on how EFFECTIVENESS is delivered in organizations
Do you know that in Uganda, over 64% of the youth are unemployed and that 75% of the population is below the age of 30? The official definition for youth in Uganda: 18-30 years – and this makes the unemployment… Read More ›
If it weren’t for the want of human socialisation and relationship building, parents in Uganda could educate their children at home using Google – Siri and Alexa digital assistants. What is the purpose of going to school daily in a… Read More ›
Well, it’s only right that we start this blog with definitions of process and outcome. It would be ingenuous of us to assume that you all understand the two strategy management imperatives. Process: a series of actions or steps taken to… Read More ›
Yes, managers need to understand the A-Z of strategy: its design, execution, and monitoring. This blog discusses the last piece of the strategy-management jigsaw – monitoring. Apparently, ‘what gets measured gets managed’; so if strategy is meant to help businesses attain… Read More ›