Picture yourself at this grande so called corporate strategy workshop, working in the opulence of a five-star hotel with all the honchos at your organization in attendance. At this sacred event, you will be surrounded by classic consultants elaborating every… 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
We have discussed at the Effectiveness lab the new normal for organisational strategists The organisational development (OD.) power-play and dynamics have shifted in favour of intertwined and horizontal than vertical drivers. Siloed approaches to OD. have no place in the… Read More ›
This blog intends to take you beyond understanding strategy execution, the focus of last week’s blog, to mastering how to attain the normally elusive execution-excellence. And as we will find out later, it boils down to certain specific leadership traits…. Read More ›
And finally, the solution to the so-called new normal. What can organisations and individuals do to effectively address the new normal? The Effectiveness lab’s bionically-balanced entity theory is an obvious answer to the new normal. It’s a multi-faceted and inter-twined… Read More ›
This week’s blog is the first in a series that discusses the second of the Effectiveness lab’s four organizational vitals (OV) – strategy. Before delving deep into the strategy OV and its interconnectedness to the other OV’s, we have to… Read More ›