Strategy can be viewed from two perspectives – above (by those setting direction from the top), and below (by those living the day to day challenge of delivering value). Dominic explores this topic in his talk on strategy execution.
70% of strategies fail to deliver. Be in the 30% that succeed by enrolling on this open programme from the London Business School, taught by Dominic Houlder.
This publication, part of the Decision makers series, looks at strategic policy aspects of business management, focusing on the three strategic ‘horizons’ of the changing business environment; business resources and networks; and the people side of business.
They’re big, they’re old and they’re out of fashion – but don’t write off the long–established corporate giants.
New disclosure rules have put many firms on the defensive. But the best IROs see an opportunity, not a threat.
Business history is replete with examples of companies that had it all: the hard assets, the skills, the strong market positions – and yet still lost their way.
Is there a sweet spot that uses the strengths and addresses the weaknesses of the private equity model? We believe so — it is a form of governance that is much older than the public and private equity models, one developed in sophisticated Western capital markets. And it starts with family businesses.
Businesses must adapt to the new economy. The “Thought Leaders” are trying to figure out how.
It’s easy to be cynical about business strategies, but they’re more than just hot air. From her interview with Dominic, Jane Lewis charts their evolution and explains why every business needs one.
Are companies prone to midlife crises? New research by London Business School’s Donald Sull and Dominic Houlder says things are not so simple.
We have worked with corporations throughout the world, and the phrase we simply never hear is this: “the medium term.”
Dominic gets to the root of one of the main challenges of strategy execution and how the reasons for our success in the past, may very well be the reasons for our failure in the future.
Dominic discusses the four dimensions to great strategy execution: performance commitment, alignment, collaboration, and adaptation.
How do we make decisions and formulate a strategy in a VUCA world? VUCA stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity.
How can we remain agile and focused in decision making execution? Explore this topic entitled ‘The agility loop’ with Dominic Houlder and David Lewis.
What do we stand for? Why are we doing this? What is our conviction? Dominic explores these questions in this video on commitments vs convictions.
There’s a lot of confusion around what strategy execution is, and what it is not. In this video, Dominic clears up some of the myths about strategy execution.
I know what needs to be done, but will I do it? I understand, but do I care? In this video Dominic explores the knowing-doing gap.
While managers focus on short-term results and leaders evangelize about the long-term future, the medium-term is all but forgotten. And yet, the medium-term is where companies are shaped.
Dominic talks to his former London Business School students about strategy and execution advantage.