Managers can close the gap between strategy and execution by viewing their organization not as a hierarchy of power or bundle of processes, but as a network of commitments to get things done. By managing commitments up and down the chain of command, across units, and outside the firm, managers can execute flawlessly.
The majority of companies struggle to implement their strategy. This Harvard Business Review article explains why--and how to execute strategy more effectively.
Executing Strategy for Results is a week-long program for senior executives on strategy execution in volatile markets.