June 2017

20
Jun

Metaphors of strategy: Strategy as execution

Strategy execution is well known to be the most challenging aspect of succeeding with strategy. Strategy design and all the conversations that go with it are easier to get right. Installing processes and getting the right people also come with difficulties but executing strategy has proved time and again to be the real mountain to climb. Good strategy often fails

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13
Jun

Metaphors of strategy: Strategy as innovation

“To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of discipline” – Steve Jobs Innovation is a practical reality that propels human activity and progress. Without innovation, the history of mankind would have a totally different script. Deadly diseases would have multiplied, transportation systems would be slow,

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6
Jun

Metaphors of strategy: Strategy as change

Chess games involve moves and counter moves as well as the search for alternative moves. It is estimated that the number of legal positions in a chess game is 1043. A chess player is subject to a wide range of possibilities depending on skill level. The game requires a dynamic mindset about change which is applicable to business strategy. Indeed,

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