Strategic Planning

Maintaining a Clear Competitive Strategy

Porter (1996) stated, “The essence of strategy is choosing to perform activities differently than rivals do” (p. 96). Value disciplines are the fundamental competitive strategies and operational models that firms use to differentiate within a market. By giving definition and clarity to the form of differentiating value, organizations are enabled Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

Change management: Fair process

Few concepts in change management are as important as the perception of fair process; it’s an essential element. Fair process refers to the decision-making process that management uses when introducing organizational change that has an impact on individuals. The theory suggests that “fair process profoundly influences attitudes and behaviors critical Read more…

By Kirk, ago
Strategic Planning

Effectiveness before efficiency

Efficiency is the measurement of the use of inputs to create an output. Often times, organizations are caught in the trap of monitoring efficiency, without considering the relevance or effectiveness of the output. Regardless of the efficiency with which you produce something that your customers don’t value, it is still Read more…

By Kirk, ago