Strategy blog

Strategic insights and ideas from our founder Gavin Lawrie.

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Getting the message across

Organisations are designed to be good at getting things done. Strategy implementation is mostly about ensuring that key strategic initiatives get done - so on the face of it organisations should be great at implementing strategy. Trouble is, they are not. 2GC’s ACME Strategy Implementation framework has been designed to fix this. In this feature we…

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How to make sure your strategy is on the road to somewhere

Strategy is about change. It describes the route an organisation needs to follow to end up in a better place. But often the nature of that ‘better place’ is unclear; if you don’t know where the strategy is taking you, the focus is on the travelling, not the arrival - it becomes a journey on a…

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Five Steps to Achieve Strategic Success

A set of simple, practical steps that you can take to improve your strategy implementation. In March 2015 the Harvard Business Review reflects upon a weakness that runs to the heart of modern management methods - while organisations are great at coming up with strategies, they are not good at implementing them. 2GC is expert…

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Strategy Implementation now the dominant role for Balanced Scorecard reveals the 2GC survey!

Results from the 2GC 2014 Balanced Scorecard Usage Survey, conducted in alliance with Intrafocus, are now in!

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How to Select Useful / Usable / Appropriate / Relevant KPIs

Organisations have no shortage of performance indicators, and that’s good - as it is through these measures that it is possible to keep track of what is going on. Research has shown that organisations which use performance information to inform management decisions tend to do better in most of the key dimensions we care about.

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