An effective strategic plan needs to include both 'hard' choices for taking actions and 'soft' components for moving hearts and minds
Management in many organizations spend significant portion of time to craft strategic plan, however, many of such plans are more as a shelf-ware than shareware; more like oxymoron than value-added, how to improve both content and context of such planning, shall it address the ‘soft’ side of business CSFs such as leadership and culture, if so, what percentage of strategic plans have you seen that contain a section on them?
- A colorful world of views. When it comes to human beings, at a very macro level, there are distinct, yet complementing views about almost everything, such as culture. In other words, it is hardly black and white or shades of grey; it is more of a colorful world of views.
a. Instill common vision, purpose, passion, and a sense of urgency to act.
b. Shift, mold, and reframes old paradigms into new ones
c. Mold leaders