HBR – Freek Vermeulen – Many Strategies Fail Because They’re Not Actually Strategies

“new strategies” are often not strategies at all. A real strategy involves a clear set of choices that define what the firm is going to do and what it’s not going to do. Many so-called strategies are in fact goals. “We want to be the number one or number two in all the markets in which we […]

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Stop Initiative Overload – HBR

In this HBR podcast one of the biggest challenges for larger organizations is addressed; Initiative Overload – the risk of deploying too many parallel projects. Key thoughts Map the total nr of projects run accross the organization. Make sure that individual operational teams participate in a maximum of 5 and preferably 3 projects. On a […]

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