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Should Executives Become More Strategic?
Jaap de Jonge, Management Consultant, Netherlands
Some time ago we had 2 interesting discussions at 12manage "" and "". McKinsey consultants Birshan and Kar argued that top executives should become more strategic. The beginning of the article - rightly - states that that even in today's fast-changing competitive environment, companies still have to timely: - Capture emerging opportunities - React to unexpected threats - Make correct and timely decisions In other words, corporations need . To achieve this, the authors suggest to increase the TIME spent on strategy, involving MORE (top) executives in the strategy process, and also to encourage them to CONSTANTLY DEVELOP their strategic capabilities. The article gives 3 tips for top executives to 'become more strategic':
  1. Develop a guiding industry context by studying, understanding and internalizing the economical, psychological and legal developments in your sector by using: A. Specialized sector-readings, B. (Custom) executive education and C. Off-site str (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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