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Strategy Execution

Self Assessment of Execution Skills

Self Assessment of Execution Skills

This assessment tool is an excellent way to know where you stand on execution skills. It is built on well tested attributes of execution.



Characteristics of a Good Blue Ocean Strategy

Characteristics of a Good Blue Ocean Strategy

In simple terms, strategy is the ‘how’ part of achieving goals under certain conditions, constraints, restrictions and assumptions. In ancient Greece the word ‘strategos’ was referred to as the role of an individual – a general in command of an Army. A good strategy should equally focus on execution & communication. In Blue Ocean Strategy, […]



The Six Paths Framework in Formulating Blue Ocean Strategy

The Six Paths Framework in Formulating Blue Ocean Strategy

The Six Paths Framework in Formulating Blue Ocean Strategy To break from competition, a organization has to reconstruct the market boundary which is the first and foremost principle in creating blue ocean strategy. There are six basic approaches to reconstruct market boundaries, also known as Six Paths Framework. These paths challenge the conventional approach of […]



Knowledge Management In Ramayan

Knowledge Management In Ramayan

Curated & re-contexted from the original article of Mr.Thiagarajan, Indian Bank In both the Great Epics of India, Ramayan and Mahabharata, war ends not with celebration of victory but with transmission of knowledge. In the Ramayan, Ravan lies mortally wounded on the battlefield and the monkeys are celebrating their victory, when Ram turns to his […]



Skyfall 007 – A Curious Case of Blue Ocean Strategy Innovation

Skyfall 007 – A Curious Case of Blue Ocean Strategy Innovation

‘Skyfall’ became the highest grossing film of all time at UK box office with earning nearly £103m. Global earnings of the 23rd Bond movie crossed $1.1Bn. This makes it the first film in the Bond franchise to reach that total and the highest-grossing film in Sony Pictures history. It is the 14th film to gross […]



Cascading Strategic Plans during Policy Deployment

Cascading Strategic Plans during Policy Deployment

The strategic planning process can sometimes get really complicated. Especially when it comes to large enterprises with multiple lines of business, where each of the lines of business are unique and have nothing common between them. The objective of this article is not to give prescriptive advise on what will work for particular situation, but […]



12 Step Strategic Management Cycle

12 Step Strategic Management Cycle

Management of Strategies is a vicious cycle. Most organizations aggressively start them and progress till they hit execution roadblocks, they stumble and quit. By then, its time for the year’s performance evaluation so they scramble and fire fight to achieve their goals. 12 Step Strategic Management Cycle is a comprehensive approach that leverages the principles […]



5 Important Elements of a Good Strategic Plan

5 Important Elements of a Good Strategic Plan

If you are new to Strategic Planning and want to familiarize yourself on what a strategic plan is and how to go about preparing one, then this article will be useful. Strategic plans are prepared at different levels using different approaches, but the ones mentioned below are 5 important elements of a good strategic plan. […]



Team ‘Karma’ in strategy execution

Team ‘Karma’ in strategy execution

Team ‘Karma’ – First & most important step for your organization’s success in strategy execution In cricket, a batsman in good form compensates for the runs missed by his partner. Let’s say in a situation where they need 26 runs to win in 2 overs. They don’t set individual targets such as 13 runs per […]



6 WAYS TO FIND OUT IF STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS IS WORKING

6 WAYS TO FIND OUT IF STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS IS WORKING

6 Ways to find out if your organization’s strategic planning process is doing its job!   I’m sure your organization has a strategic planning process in place. And if you are responsible for this process, or if you are one of the key stakeholders in strategic planning and policy deployment, this note will help you […]



SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR HR MANAGERS ON BUSINESS STRATEGY?

SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR HR MANAGERS ON BUSINESS STRATEGY?

Self-Assessment for HR Managers on their role in Business Strategy?   Here’s is a quick and easy assessment tool for HR managers to gage where their organization stands when it comes to HR managers role in Business Strategy. To know on why you need to take this assessment, check out my article on ‘What a […]



What a HR needs to know and do about Business Strategy?

What a HR needs to know and do about Business Strategy?

What a HR manager needs to know and do about Business Strategy? Traditionally Human Resource is viewed primarily as an administrative function. But things are not the same in the current environment. While the administration of these activities is still important to business, HR Management is not seen as helpful in delivering upon business strategy. […]