Is your strategy creating desired results?
STRATEGy Development & Business Growth Advisors
Getting your organization to think and act strategically is a big challenge for most business leaders. Daily tactical problems tend to dominate resources and management focus, diluting results.
Our Global Strategic Business System provides a framework for integrating the impact of external forces, with a laser focus on strategic leadership, strategy formation, and execution to drive business results.
Learning to think strategically is essential to effective strategy development. Strategy formation is not a linear process, or a function of "going through the steps", rather it is the outcome of having a clear understanding of the ever changing external environmental forces, unleasing creativity, balanced with the context of individual experiences. Thinking strategically is a learned process.
Our Strategic Analysis Process enables the assessment of strategy effectiveness while providing an objective view of competitve advantages in search of strategic alternatives to drive profitable growth. Recognizing global external forces affecting various aspects of your value chain is a key component.
Strategic leadership is the foundation of achieving business results. Thinking strategically, and setting the desired cultural expectations and organizational values are critical along with clear articulation of the business's mission, vision, and strategic goals. Effective and knowledgeable governance oversight is essential in overall strategic leadership.
Our Results Leadership Process is a critical element to achieve business success such that your organization thinks and acts strategically.
Strategy formation involves consideration of global leverage on various levels including corporate strategies, business unit strategies, and functional strategies driving profitable growth, through operational effectiveness and efficiency.
Through our Strategic Analysis Process, strategic growth alternatives are evaluated, as are alternative process improvement strategies focused on operational excellence.
Execution & Alignment
Strategy formation is important, but effective execution is essential to achieving business results. Attracting and developing talent, getting the right people, in the right jobs, at the right time are critical to effective strategy execution.
Developing organizational confidence, trust, and flexibility to take measured risk, adjust tactics, adapt to rapidly changing conditions and overcome obstacles, is key to execution effectiveness.
Organizational alignment is all about people, your most valuable asset. Clearly aligning strategy with roles and responsibilities, rewards & recognition. and execution accountability for results are core fundamentals.
There are mutiple strategic growth alternatives to consider in achieving profitable growth.
Customer Share Expansion: The fastest and most cost effective growth process is to increase your share of existing customers.
Geographic & Global Expansion: Expanding your geographic reach is a natural evolution of business growth. Going global requires careful analysis and planning.
Applications Development: Discovering new applications for existing products and capabilities creates growth while leveraging existing production capabilities with spreading fixed costs.
New Product Development: All products experience a life cycle, therefore, it is crucial to re-load your product mix with a flow of new products.
Joint Ventures, Alliances, & Affilations: Leveraging the combined core compentencies of industry partners is a coplex but capital conserving approach to growth.
Acquisitive Growth: Growing through acquistion is the fastest and most capital intensive growth process.
Divestitures: Pruning a business segment to allocate resources to other business priorities is a natural component of strategic growth.
Business is all about achieving results, and doing so the right way. The old addage "you get what you measure" plays out everyday. Developing the right business financial and non-financial metrics is critical to daily success which leads to overall achievement of strategic goals.