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Playing to win: How strategy really works

by Roger Martin

Are you just playing—or playing to win?
Strategy is not complex. But it is hard. It’s hard because it forces people and organizations to make specific choices about their future—something that doesn’t happen in most companies. Read more

Connecting cascading choices with the Balanced Scorecard

By Rentia Muell

Let’s explore if the balanced scorecard and cascading choices can be used in a different way to discover interrelationships between seemingly unrelated concepts. What will happen if our strategic priorities or cascading choices are connected with the perspectives of the balanced scorecard? Read more

Why good strategies fail – Addressing the three critical strategic tensions

By Deloitte

We explore three critical strategic tensions—incoherence, incongruence, and inconsistency—their root causes, how to identify them, and how to make sure that they don’t prevent your strategy from realizing its full potential. Read more

A playbook for strategy

The Five Essential Questions at the Heart of Any Winning Strategy

by A.G. Lafley, oger Martin and Jennifer Riel

For too many leaders, strategy is a struggle. Despite all the different tools available (or perhaps because of them), strategy can seem mysterious and scary, with huge reward for success, disasterous implications for failure and many unknown danges lurking along the way. Read more