I recently wrote a post about my workshop from hell and what I learned from it. Of course, not every workshop ends up as a disaster. To turn a famous adage around: Where there is shadow, there is also light. … Continue reading
Tag Archives: strategic decisions
June 30, 2015
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â€œNot yet decidedâ€ â€“ a new management trend?
It seems as if I have spotted a new trend in management methods. I have observed it more and more frequently over the last couple of months. To my big surprise, other management writers did not pick up this topic … Continue reading
March 28, 2015
Nature and characteristics of strategic decisions
Strategic decisions are decisions about an organizationâ€™s strategy. There is no doubt that strategic decisions have a major impact on any organization. However, when it comes to really strategic decision making, things tend to get a bit blurry. Not all … Continue reading
February 3, 2015
Effectiveness or Efficiency â€“ which one to look at?
Effectiveness and Efficiency â€“ there is still a bit of confusion about this pair of terms. Sometimes, they are used interchangeably. The distinction seems to be a bit blurring. I guess one part of the problem is that these terms … Continue reading
January 3, 2015
Is not having a strategy a viable strategy?
Not to have a strategy is an oxymoron. Of course, there are businesses that seem to have no strategy at all. Some even have declared that they will operate without one. But do these businesses really have no strategy? The … Continue reading
September 18, 2014
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Do you connect strategy and time allocation?
Today I found the following â€“ very interesting â€“ research results regarding the connection between strategy and time allocations of leaders: “There’s no question that executives and leaders are busier than ever. But are they spending their valuable time on … Continue reading
July 23, 2014
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Business model and strategy process
The employment of business models in strategy process has been featured in an article of the German Harvard Business Manager recently. The key question was: In which year did your organization discuss the business model as part of the strategy … Continue reading
February 4, 2013
When to develop strategic measures
I struggled a bit with the heading of this article. More precisely it should read “With which frequency and on which occasions to develop strategic measures”. It is the old dilemma that, ideally, strategic planning should be a continuous process … Continue reading
December 28, 2012
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The characteristics of strategic decisions
In corporate practice it is possible to observe discussions concerning the nature of strategic decisions and strategic activities. In some case terms like “strategic” or “strategy” will be employed to emphasize the long term benefits (in detail) and / or … Continue reading
October 27, 2008
Make Things Happen
â€œSome companies make things happen. Some companies see things happen. Some companies wonder that things happen.â€ This is one of my favourite management quotes because this is all strategy is about. I heard it in a lecture during my MBA … Continue reading