Category Archives for "Strategic Planning"

Changing Threats to Opportunities

Changing Threats to Opportunities can Lead to Game-Changing Innovation In strategic planning, we consider opportunities, and scary things, like threats.  Some of the best innovations come from changing threats to opportunities.  Game-changing innovation that transforms an industry and stimies the competition can come from serious threats. Examples of changing threats to opportunities First, one client, […]

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Strategic Management: 3 Steps to the Cycle of Success

Successful strategic management involves three steps: Planning, Execution and Monitoring Developments & Progress.  With strategic management, actions speak louder than words.  Even effective strategic planning that yields the appropriate decisions can come up short on delivering performance improvements.  Strategic Management is a more powerful means of optimizing the long-term performance of an organization. The last […]

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Using the Simplified Strategic Planning Model in a Multi-Divisional Company

Compass Points Talks to: Tapemark President, Bob Klas, Jr., and CEO, Jim Burmeister Note:  This article was originally published in Compass Points in April 1999. TAPEMARK, located in West St. Paul, Minnesota, began operations in 1952 as a producer of custom printed, self wound adhesive tape. Using its technical expertise in developing automated processes to manufacture adhesive […]

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The Strategy of Succession Planning – Part Four

By M. Dana Baldwin Note:  This post is part of a series of posts from Dana Baldwin’s article The Strategy of Succesion Planning originally posted in Compass Points in January 2000.  Part One introduced the topic and discussed the Succesion Planning Process.  Part Two discussed Strategy for Succession Planning.  Part Three covered Succession Planning Pitfalls and Succession Planning Benefits.  Part Four, […]

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