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Word een strategieheld

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Word een strategieheld

Hoe zet u uw ambities om in een strategie en in concrete acties? Jeroen De Flander prikkelt u op het ondernemerscongres om strategieheld te worden aan de hand van een aantal concrete tips.

Volgens onderzoek dat is gepubliceerd in The Harvard Business Review, “realiseren bedrijven maar 40 tot 60 procent van het potentieel van hun strategie”. De cijfers zien er niet goed uit – en de afgelopen 10 jaar beseften meer en meer ondernemingen dat er veel meer nodig ...

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Get your measures right

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Get your measures right

I see too many managers getting carried away with measuring strategy. When that happens, it does the organisation more harm than good.

But how do you measure correctly. And what do you measure? Here are 6 important measurement tips to focus on. You can use them to challenge existing measures of check the quality for new ones.

 

1. Measures: aim for relevance

Performance indicators should be deduced from strategic objectives and measure the degree of achievement. Focus your measurement on the outcomes, not the means. Here’s an ...

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‘We have a strategy map’ is not the same as ‘We have a strategy’

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‘We have a strategy map’ is not the same as ‘We have a strategy’

When I see a strategy map, my favourite question is “Where’s the strategy?”.

Just because you have a strategy map, doesn’t mean that you have a strategy. A strategy map often looks fancy but mostly it’s a lot of ‘map’ and very few ‘strategy’.

Beyond the fancy PowerPoint.

I like a written strategy document in Word format, with all the hypotheses clearly explained. I like a document where there is no hiding behind an arrow and people saying ‘But that’s what that arrows ...

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