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Our blog articles about strategy, people, performance, decision making, balanced scorecards and culture change

Here is a way into my blog articles, over 300 of them: It is structured into major topics areas linking to the most articles in each topic area. These cover:

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Our Blog: About Strategy, people, performance and how we manage

  1. Strategy
  2. Communicating & socialising Strategy
  3. Decision making and decision taking
  4. Behavioural & Culture change
  5. Performance management
  6. Modern Balanced Scorecards
  7. Paradigm shifts in how we look at our organisation and how we manage
  8. Thought provoking management articles

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1) Strategy choice, approach and implementation articles:  Most recent first

2) Communicating & Socialising Strategy articles:  Most recent first

3) Decision making and decision taking articles:  Most recent first

4) Performance management, various types and perspectives. Most recent articles first

The Balanced Scorecard is not a technical tool: It is a social tool!

Most of what we see in "Balanced scorecards" are technical tools. Many of the questions we see and hear on balanced scorecard forums are technical questions.  Many balanced scorecard projects are seen as, primarily, technical projects. This applies to of all...

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5) How to achieve Cultural and Behavioural change. Most recent articles first

The Balanced Scorecard is not a technical tool: It is a social tool!

Most of what we see in "Balanced scorecards" are technical tools. Many of the questions we see and hear on balanced scorecard forums are technical questions.  Many balanced scorecard projects are seen as, primarily, technical projects. This applies to of all...

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5) Modern Balanced Scorecards. Most recent articles first

6) Fourth Generation Strategic Balanced Scorecards and modern methods of management. Most recent articles first

Symbolic strategy maps present the strategy as a simpler picture than the full, detailed strategy map.

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Symbolic strategy maps: variations, uses and abuses

Quite often a client will want to present their strategy as a simpler picture than the full, detailed one page strategy map.  This articles explores the pros and cons of doing such symbolic strategy maps. Sometimes this is for a simple introduction from which the...

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7) Paradigm shifts that affect our organisations and how we manage.
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7) Thought provokers, designed to make you consider thinking differently about how we manage and our organisations:
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Methodology is not the same as method

I like to pay attention to our language, because how we speak gives us clues about how we think.  In this case how we are failing to think about a subject. There is one particular word, the use of which, really annoys me.  That word is: Methodology You hear...

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Passion is NOT a strategy!

Let me be clear up front. Passion is not a strategy. I am fed up reading various web pages, listening to talks and hearing people say, they are "Passionate" about being whatever they are, or doing whatever they are doing.Let me be clear here:Passion is not a strategy!...

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