Tag Archives: Strategic Planning Issues for Strategic Initiatives

Interpreting Strategy Documents: More Insights and a Valuable Tip!

The article provides techniques and questions for clarifying the internal and the external strategic context during a strategy implementation readiness session. This helps you align formulation with implementation. Continue reading

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Interpreting Strategy Documents: A Key Skill for Implementation

Strategy fails in part because strategy formulation documents must be interpreted as they are implemented. The article provides practical ideas for clarifying strategic concepts and assure that strategy implementation is successful. http://wp.me/pZCkk-7R Continue reading

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Strategic Initiatives Case Study: Hospital and Health Care – Part 2

Describes 6 leadership lessons from transformation effort at St. Mary’s Duluth Clinic Heart Center (SMDC), including managing the portfolio of initiatives through balanced score card and strategy maps. Continue reading

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How to Socialize a Vision? Choose From These Five Tactics

A practical tool for working with people to develop and adopt a shared vision for a strategic initiative program. The approaches are telling,selling, testing, consulting, and co-creating. Continue reading

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Good Meetings are Essential for Good Strategy

Practical tips for strategy meetings. The most important purpose of a meeting is making decisions. Continue reading

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The “Improvement Map”

An improvement map is a guiding metaphor for the leader of a strategic initiative. Greg Githens identifies 9 elements that must be considered in strategic intiative planning. Continue reading

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Two Success Factors for Strategic Initiatives: Commitment and Alignment

Commitment and alignment drive the performance of a strategic initiative, and program management tools foster these two outcomes. Provides brief, working definitions. Continue reading

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