Monday, June 8, 2020

The Monthly “Digital Gaps” Book Tuning: Gaps Between Strategy & Execution June, 2020

 Strategy execution is about creating tomorrow's organization out of today. Sound strategy and solid execution are both important.

"Digital Gaps -Bridging Multiple Gaps to Run Cohesive Business” is a guidebook to help digital leaders and professionals today identify, analyze, and mind multiple gaps with a multidisciplinary and holistic understanding.

Today’s digital organization simply just can’t stand still., bridging the gap of opportunity between where you are and want to become is a welcomed challenge, it is important to identify and strengthen the weakest link and take a stepwise approach to make a leap of digital transformation.

                  Gaps Between Strategy & Execution 

How to Mind the Gap between Strategy and Execution As companies around the world transform themselves into a digital business that is based on ‎information, innovation, and intelligence, their ability to well align the strategy and execution, for delivering the solid result; their capability to explore intangible assets (leadership, culture, innovation, knowledge, etc) has become far more decisive than their ‎ability to invest in and manage physical assets. In order to build a solid strategy and execute it smoothly, more specifically, how to mind the strategy-execution gap? Do you think there should be a specialized strategy department for strategy ‎analysis and formulation? What about strategy implementation and how to measure it effectively?

Close Multiple Linkages Between Strategy and Tactics The strategy is not just one of the things a leader does, it is the most important thing to reach the business vision and it's about creating tomorrow's organization out of today. Sound strategy and solid execution are both important.

Are you surprised that 95% of a typical workforce doesn't understand its organization's strategy? Business "Strategy" has an aura of mystique around it and has been made complicated by business jargon and experts, and strategic planning is usually something that is formed by upper-level management or the Strategic Planning department without input from those who will execute the strategy. Statistically, shall you be surprised that 95% of a typical workforce doesn't understand its organization’s strategy? But more specifically, what’re the top-down communication gaps or strategy-execution alignment roadblocks?

Bridging the Potential Gap Organizations today need both performance and potential. Performance keeps your business running, churning numbers, etc, whereas potential looks at an employee that can bring your company to the next level, and the collective human potential in the organization is the greatest thing the organization should ever invest in because it is the driving force to catalyze the business growth and build the unique organizational advantage the competitors cannot beat. So, how to understand both potential and performance at the deeper level, bridge the gap to unleash the collective potential, and accelerate business performance to the next level?

Bridging the Gaps of Accountability Digital transformation is all about shaping highly performing and highly innovative organizations. Lack of accountability is often one of the biggest obstacles to getting things done, or cause change inertia. Because people don’t feel “safe,” or run away from accountability because they had a personal experience or they have observed others being treated poorly or unfairly when being held accountable for results. So, how to bridge the accountability gaps and improve the business manageability to encourage responsible communication, decision-making, and action, with the intention to build on morale and real productivity? In detail, how do you drive workforce performance, whilst bridging gaps, and generating accountability for that performance?

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