Monthly Archives: February 2011

Strategic Planning: An Empty Exercise?

People seem to talk constantly about the need for making strategic decisions but at the same time think that strategic planning has dubious value.

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Valentine’s Gift: Pink Slip

Performance management: sometimes a pink slip is the best gift. You’re not doing yourself or your people any favours by keeping a relationship going that’s not working for either. Continue reading

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Strategic Initiatives: A Balanced Portfolio

Strategic initiatives should part of a balanced portfolio and be both short and long-term. You need to pay attention to immediate needs but not forgetting the vision. Continue reading

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Target Achieved: Now What?

To ensure higher performance, use the continuous improvement principle to raise the bar on targets for metrics on a balanced scorecard each year. Continue reading

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