Strategy Implementation Resources

Here we have grouped together our blogs, presentations, FAQs and case studies relating to strategy implementation

Strategy Implementation

Strategy implementation is hard. Most strategy implementation projects fail. Yet implementing strategy remains one of the most important activities for an organisation to do well. 2GC has worked since it was founded in 1999 to understand more about why organisation's find strategy implementation hard, and to develop methods to help them manage this activity better.

The resources listed below all cover aspects of this challenging issue, and draw upon 2GC's deep experience of this topic area.

We also encourage you to find out more about 2GC's Strategy Implementation Services.

Blog Entry: Fire-and-forget… doesn’t work for strategy implementation

Organisations invest a lot of time and energy in developing strategies which if implemented would doubtless benefit the organisation hugely. But in our experience the focus that top managers put into developing the strategy is not matched by a similar commitment when it comes to managing its implementation.

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Research Paper: Improving public sector governance through better strategic management

This paper shows how an improved Balanced Scorecard design has the potential to enhance strategic management and public sector governance.

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Blog Entry: 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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Blog Entry: Picking measures for strategy implementation - three simple rules…

Organisations are very good at measuring things: it is hardly surprising since we have had a lot of practice - the earliest records of formalised performance measures date from over 6,500 years ago! Modern organisations are awash with measurement data, yet despite this, in the area of strategy implementation organisations struggle to get the feedback…

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Blog Entry: 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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