Having established, in Post 1 of this series, that strategy is “just another good idea” until it is implemented and churning out results, and that there is no single turn-key … [Read more...] about “What is PRINCE2?” Guest Post Richard Batchelor. (Strategy execution methodologies series. Post 3)
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Strategies identify “what” needs to change. Project management provides a structure for “how.” Some go so far as to say that “projects are the vehicles of change.” This post is a … [Read more...] about What is Project Management, per the Project Management Institute―and where does it fit? (Strategy execution methodologies series. Post 2)
Most organisations have developed internal processes and capabilities for executing strategy. HOWEVER, few of these are built for the transformational strategies that organizations … [Read more...] about Strategy execution methodologies series (Post 1)
Seems like many organizations are looking for the secret to effective strategic execution―the one thing that will fix the so-called 70% failure rate. The problem is (and we all … [Read more...] about “Change leadership” is not THE silver bullet. The Silver Bullet series.
We all have a “library” of resources we’ve read that have shaped our thinking and practice. These are my favorite books and the ones I reference regularly. My top few are in … [Read more...] about Library—Great resources on Strategy Execution
Few organizations have figured out how to do strategy execution well. One of the enigmas of implementation continues to be the gap between project management and change … [Read more...] about Innovating Project and Change Management to generate better results—Book Review
Okay, this is an experiment at crowdsourcing solutions ... here's the dilemma: we all know that culture is a "challenge" for our current change initiative, Program or Project … [Read more...] about Dilemma: can you, should you, attempt to change your organization’s culture? Thoughts?
I am almost done reading "Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture" by Kim S. Cameron and Robert E. Quinn (renowned thought leaders in this space). This book directly … [Read more...] about Must we really look at organizational culture to get ROI and sustainability?
Is your Brand Promise important to you? (Huh?) Is it important to preserve a stellar customer experience during change? As you make changes throughout your organization do you … [Read more...] about Is your Brand Promise on the Change Train?
In Change Management Communities of Practice, project professionals often discuss what to do about resistance. It often quickly comes down to how to re-direct, re-assign or even … [Read more...] about Resistance: “it is easier to ‘change’ someone else than to change ourselves”