How to bring strategy execution to your Integrated Business Planning process…or whatever Managing Process you have

By bringing more senior executive team involvement to sales & operations planning (S&OP) with Integrated Business Planning (IBP) there was an expectation that this would enable better execution of strategy. However, too often IBP implementations do not lead…

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DuPont Veteran Brings His Diverse Background in Business, Science, and Music to a New Approach to Strategy

At DuPont, I was fortunate to work with Pete Compo as the ideas forming the Emergent Approach to Strategy were developed. In recent years I has been involved in the preparation of the Emergent Approach to Strategy and am the first affiliated partner to deliver to help…

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“What’s Going On” – the essential input for change & innovation

Would you organise a dinner party with friends without checking on food preferences that might have changed, or competing events that might impact scheduling? Of course not, yet businesses do initiate innovation programmes without making similar checks, or as Rumelt suggested “What’s really going on here?”, or perhaps even Marvin Gaye’s shorter “What’s Going On”

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Strategy in a VUCA world

The business press is seemingly clear – we are now living in volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous VUCA world (as if it was not before!) Even if this really were a new paradigm as some claim it to be, have we adapted our approach to business strategy to reflect this VUCA environment?

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