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The problem with strategic planning

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 5, 2005
Filed in Strategy

It’s interesting how many organisations do strategic planning and yet how little value is considered to be delivered as a result. In an article called Eight problems with strategic planning a few points tweaked my interest. Does our process produce a plan that’s “real?” Does our plan really work for the organization? Is anybody doing anything? The danger […]

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Part of McMaster’s book, The Praxis Equation, is online

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 25, 2005
Filed in Strategy

Denham Grey points us to what appears to be a very interesting book: Michael McMaster’s  The praxis equation. Design principles for intelligent organisation. I Googled the title and found that a couple of chapters are published online. I found one of the design principles quoted by Denham a little curious: Without a starting hypothesis discovering […]

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Enhancement to knowledge strategy

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 30, 2004
Filed in Strategy

A couple of years ago I developed a simple approach to developing knowledge strategies. The premise was simple–that a strategy should incrememtally enhance the ‘knowledge environment’ and that this could be done by implementing a series of tangible initiatives. Each initiative should be coherent with how people view knowledge (the framework) and how they leverage […]

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