Massive ambition regarding strategy. A few niggling doubts concerning execution. That winning combination sums up the key results of our research.
After a year of cost-cutting and efficiency, leaders are starting to focus on value creation and innovation. But what about your organization, is it ready?
Massive ambition re strategy. A few niggling doubts re execution. That winning combo sums up the key results of our research encompassing 371 transformation initiatives, 129 project consolidations and 50 productivity drives.
Ambitious projects and initiatives are critical to performance and transformation. However, there are subject to a dangerous hidden risk, called Project Hubris.
Have you got complexity under control? Well, if the answer is ‘yes’ maybe you should think again! To deal with a complex external environment requires first mastering internal complexity.
Organizations are playing ‘whack a mole’ with projects and initiatives. No sooner do they scrap one project, but another appears. Thus, while consolidation has been widespread, its impact has been limited.
Leaders have been sharing their perspectives on the present market uncertainty and their expectations for the future. The result is a surprising insight to the requirements of balancing today’s performance with tomorrow’s transformation.
Priorities are like scouts badges' said the business unit head. ‘They are a badge of honor and ambitious leaders collect as many of them as possible' she added.