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Strategic insights and ideas from our founder Gavin Lawrie.

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A Key to Effective Strategy Implementation

It is known that most strategic plans fail to deliver. Some of the time it is because the strategy itself is not a good one, but more often than not the reason is a bit more banal - most of the time it appears that strategic plans are simply not implemented. In this feature…

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Using Accountability to Improve Strategy Implementation

You have designed a great strategy, developed a implementation plan and put in place measures to track your progress. So why are you still struggling to implement it? Although each of the elements listed above are important, they are not enough - strategic success also relies upon your managers and staff actively engaging with the…

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Strategy Execution - Help or Hype?

For the last couple of years it seems like ‘Strategy Execution’ has become a more commonly used term within the broad field of strategic management. But what is Strategy Execution? Is our greater familiarity with the term because of hype, or a reflection of the popularity of a new management method? We at 2GC have…

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Survey Finds that Balanced Scorecards Drive Improved Employee Engagement with Corporate Objectives

Results from the 2GC Active Management 2013 Balanced Scorecard Survey, show that 94% of responding organisations said that they thought using Balanced Scorecards helped their staff understand company objectives.

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Leading Edge Academia and Management Consultancy Links

2GC Founder and Managing Director Gavin Lawrie, recently presented two papers at the Performance Measurement and Management Control conference in Barcelona, Spain.

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