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Create a path to reach your strategy

If you’re having trouble getting your team to execute on its strategy then you may need to lay out the path in more detail than you already have. Here’s how.

Many organizations find developing a strategy a difficult and time consuming process, one that they’re so exhausted by they just hope that it will implement itself. If you’re having trouble getting your team to execute on its strategy then you may need to lay out the path in more detail than you already have. Here’s how.

Understanding strategy

In most organizations, strategy is just a rough idea of where the organization wants to go. It’s an ideal view devoid of the distractions that the real world brings. Understanding that a strategy isn’t real helps to illuminate the fact that there’s a gap between the current reality and the new vision.

Never was this as true as it was at the Fishburn Group. The Fishburn Group had been in the recycling industry for years but recognized the change that was sweeping the nation as technology began to be cycled through organizations at an ever increasing pace. They were becoming so overwhelmed with material that they couldn’t find a home for it.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/create-a-path-to-reach-your-strategy/