In WWII, German armed forces predominantly sought to destroy their enemies on the battlefield through Blitzkrieg. According to Lorris Beverelli the problem is that: "German strategists failed to conceive a way to defeat their enemies other than by defeating major
Companies should use distinctly different approaches to the development of their strategies. The goal is to match the strategy making process to the competitive circumstances. Most of them DO NOT. Many use approaches appropriate only to predictable environments - even
In my experience, the single biggest challenge organizations face is the lack of courage. Most executives do a good job of figuring out what needs to be done to improve their organization's success. Many lack the guts to make the
Most companies fall into the "do-it-all strategy" trap. Failing to make choices, and making everything a priority. The result is underperformance and employees lack of beliefs that their leaders truly want them to act strategically. For employees strategy can look
Jim Balsillie is the former co-CEO of Research In Motion (RIM, 'BlackBerry'). He joined the company in 1992. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1989 and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto in 1984.
In her posts In the Future, All Brands Will Be B Corps, Ana Andjelic writes that "Crises are great truth-tellers. Brands are, in real-time, going through the crash course in social responsibility, and there are already winners and losers. Winners