Tag: business strategy

behavioral economics and change management

Biases in the Boardroom: Behavioral Economics and Leadership

How do cognitive biases affect senior leadership decisions, and what can business strategists and board members do to circumvent the effect of non-rational decision making behavior? Cognitive biases and leadership decision making from Paul Gibbons

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yin and yang strategy

Meta-strategies for 21st Century Leaders

Yin and yang strategy Strategy is a dance between “hard” approaches, which set direction, plan, and persevere, and “soft” approaches which sense, respond, and flex.  Lots of writing on strategy maintains one is better than the other, rise and fall like hemlines with “soft” strategies currently in vogue (emergent strategy, adaptive strategy, lean strategy, discovery-driven […]

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change strategy

Do we need to redefine “change strategy”?

“Tactics teaches the use of armed forces in the engagement; strategy, the use of engagements for the object of the war.” (Von Clausewitz, On War) Are change strategy frameworks strategic enough? What is commonly called change strategy is not very strategic, because strategy properly focuses on goals, and tactics on how to deliver them. Many […]

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