Edge execution requires guidance – an example from the US military

Edge execution requires guidance - an example from the US military Edge execution avoids long decision-making cycles and allows organizations to react to new developments quickly. It requires the delegation of decision making to font-line people who are likely to encounter new developments first. Traditionally, the new development would be reported up the command chain, probably altered in process and then subjected to a consent and planning-based decision-making process before the final decision is eventually communicated down for execution again.…

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A call for agile strategy development

A call for agile strategy development Globalization, fiercer competition and shorter innovation cycles challenge classic intermittent strategy development approaches. Agile methods turn strategy development into a continuous activity ensures alignment with changed situations, improves execution and reduces wasting resources in pursuit of obsolete objectives. Every year the executive offices are suddenly empty. It's "strategic planning off-site" time: Review last year’s plan, do a SWOT, define the objectives for next year, write a long strategic plan and hand it to those…

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