Strategic Planning and Execution
Why is it so difficult to execute Strategic Plans?
The late John Lennon of the Beatles said, “Life is what happens to you while you’re making other plans”.
Take a quick look at the chart below. Most often there is an “Organizational Performance Gap” preventing execution of strategic plans for the organization.
Check out the “Strategic Interventions” to be looked at when executing your strategic plans. It is easy to see from the chart below making strategy work (executing) is more difficult than the actual challenge of strategy making.
Organizational Performance Gap
A disciplined process is key to successful execution. Developing and implementing a disciplined approach often is a formidable task for management. For these reasons the best of businesses and non-profits will retain an outside consultant to bring his/her expertise and objectivity to help champion the strategic planning process and render their assistance with the capability of the execution of the strategic plan.