Monthly Archives: May 2011

Programs: A Bridge Between Strategies and Projects

I don’t know about you, but I find that once a group of middle/senior-level leaders takes a set of given strategic priorities and is tasked with execution, they start to open the floodgates with projects. On one hand, this is … Continue reading

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Metrics and Targets: Integers, Percentages, Yes/No?

A rather esoteric topic, perhaps, however, the kind of target that you set for measuring a strategic objective is important. People in the organization especially can be engaged – or disengaged – in trying to understand the point of it … Continue reading

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Multiple committees gumming up strategy execution?

One of the things that can cause the execution of strategy to get gummed up is the existence of multiple committees. They can, without malice, work at cross purposes. How does this happen?

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Pay-for-performance: an incentive or a reward?

There’s a lot of healthy debate over whether pay-for-performance methodologies are a good thing or a bad thing. It turns out: it depends.

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