The future of business has become so unpredictable that your five-year plan may be irrelevant next week. To succeed in the modern market, you must constantly assess your progress and adapt on the fly. Agility, flexibility, continual learning, and adaptation are the new rules of business success. A differentiating strategy is crucial, but it will only lead to competitive advantage if you execute it flawlessly. You'll succeed only if you have the right insight for strategic planning and the agility to execute your plan.
Balanced Scorecard Evolution: A Dynamic Approach to Strategy Execution provides the latest theory and practice from strategic planning, change management, and strategy execution to ensure your business is flexible, future ready, and primed for exceptional execution. Author Paul R. Niven guides you through the new principles of The Balanced Scorecard and shows you how to apply them to your planning and strategy execution endeavors.
- Read case studies that illustrate the theory and practice of strategic agility and execution
- Learn how to create the objectives, measures, targets, and strategic initiatives that can make your plan a reality
- Use the latest change management techniques to boost strategy execution success
- Gain the knowledge and tools you need to face your challenges head-on
- Motivate your employees to change behaviors toward plan accommodation
Making a plan isn't enough. You must actually take steps to implement your plan, and this requires excellent leadership skills. Change can be hard, and your organization may be resistant. Balanced Scorecard Evolution: A Dynamic Approach to Strategy Execution provides everything you need to make things happen.
The importance of having a breadth of tools in your managerial toolkit cannot be overstated. Balanced Scorecard and similar ideas have been around for decades, but the changing nature of business has given rise to a veritable infinity of new management frameworks vying for prominence. In the process, it's easy to become overwhelmed, especially if you don't have infinite resources to match. Balanced Scorecard Evolution brings the time-tested Balanced Scorecard approach into the current decade, giving managers a firm and practical foundation on which to build success.
Readers who have already developed a Scorecard and are looking to improve results will appreciate this book just as much as those who are new to the Balanced Scorecard approach. Author Paul R. Niven goes beyond the surface in this book, provoking genuine strategic reflection and conversation. Grounded in the latest research and current case studies, Balanced Scorecard Evolution approaches strategic execution from a fresh perspective. Businesses no longer have the luxury of developing "five-year plans." We need to develop the flexibility to plan, communicate, and execute change constantly. Thanks to Balanced Scorecard Evolution, there is a step-by-step approach to doing just that.