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Strategic Planning Process: Mission, Priorities, Goals, KPIs, Initiatives

5 steps of strategic planning process from defining values, vision, and mission to describing strategy on strategy maps with business goals, KPIs, and initiatives.

A detailed, action-oriented explanation of strategic planning process from mission, vision and values to strategic priorities, goals, KPIs, and initiatives. There are 5 steps in the strategic planning process (five levels of abstraction for strategic planning): Step 1. Definition of strategy attributes: Mission, Vision, Values Step 2. Strategy formulation: Frameworks, Strategy

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Strategy Map Wizard – Free Strategy Development Software

Goals created with strategy wizard

Online wizard will help even inexperienced users to create a professional strategy map with business goals, KPIs, and initiatives. Start Wizard! Answer simple questions – build a professional strategy map in 6 minutes. Designing a Good Strategy Scorecard is a Challenge Strategy or Balanced Scorecard is a popular tool for

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Strategic vs. Operational Goals – What’s the Difference?

[Infographic] You’re Doing It Wrong: Strategic vs. Operational Goals

¨A goal is a dream with a deadline.¨ Napoleon Hill  Any organization needs to have a strategy and respective strategic goals, however, on most strategy maps the focus is on incremental operational objectives that can rarely result into sustainable profitability.  Key topics of the article: Introduction 6-Point Checklist: Strategic vs. Operation Goal

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Strategy Map: How-To Guide, PDF Template, and Examples

8 STEPS To Create a Strategy Map By BSC Designer

Build a solid base for discussion and execution of your organization’s strategy. Learn how to create a single-page strategy map following step-by-step guides and using examples. Part 1. Guides: How to Create a Strategy Map in 8 Steps + Infographic Typical Mistakes Part 2. Templates: Strategy Map PDF Template 10

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A Journey From a Bad KPI to an Excellent Strategy

A journey from a bad KPI to an excellent strategy

A potential client from a Spain-based manufacturing company reached out to me. He told me that he needs to come up with some better KPIs… But it appeared that the actual problem was their strategy. Let me share the key findings of that conversation. I’m sure you will be familiar

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