Why do Most Strategic Plans Fail?

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Why do Most Strategic Plans Fail?
Mehdi, Member
According to what some people say, 8 of each 10 efforts fail in strategic planning.
I think strategic planning is not just a simple model that we should apply in any case. We should consider that each context has own problems. Strategic planning efforts that are not in accordance with the context are doomed to fail.
Moreover, we should not set the total goals before implementing the process. We should learn from the process and change the goals and objectives along the way....Sign up

Why do Most Strategic Plans Fail
Dr Robin C Hesler
Agreed, you are right: too many people try and use a cookie cutter approach. You should have a strategy process that fits your organization's gover...Sign up

Why do Most Strategic Plans Fail
Mehdi, Member
Thank you for your reply. I would like to add the following: learning is the lost ring of strategic planning.
We can't learn because we a...Sign up

Strategic Planning / Goals Etc
Dr. Alan Williams, Professor, Thailand, Member
If a goal or the strategy to achieve the goal is totally unrealistic then of course there will be failure.
I cannot agree that a process s...Sign up

The Use of Power may also Influence the Succesful Outcome of Strategies
Alejandro Solis, Business Consultant, Mexico, Member
Dear Dr. Hesler, thanks for your comments. The point is that whatever the model or sequence, all members in a strategic game, sooner or latter, will u...Sign up

Firm but Flexible Strategy
Nyasha Mugwagwa, Manager, Mozambique, Member
Also the strategy must be firm enough to create a steady ship. To adapt the strategy in a flexible way is necessary, but should only come in th...Sign up

Why do Strategies Fail?
Anjali Vamburkar, Professor, India, Member
I have tried to enlist some reasons for failure of strategies. As i can see there can be some important reasons for an unsuccessful strategy.
1. ...Sign up

Reasons for Strategy Failure: The 'Thud' Factor
Jared Shippel
@Anjali Vamburkar: previous comments have hit the nail on the head but I would like to suggest one more factor in t...Sign up

Why do Most Strategic Plans Fail?
Mellacheruvu Adi Saasthry , Director, India, SIG Leader
My inputs are slightly from a different perspective;
There has been and will be always an upsurge on the strategic planning. But what strategic p...Sign up

Why do So Many Well Intended Strategies Fail?
Bernhard Keim, Business Consultant, Germany, Premium Member
It seems that every company has at least one strategy. But sometimes it appears that the outcome is similar to the ones of most M&A activities: they f...Sign up

Why Well Intended Strategies Fail?
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
Why good strategies fail?:
1. Not establishing right linkage between planning and operation.
2. Vying for the resources, people, time, and f...Sign up

Why do Most Strategic Plans Fail?
Hadi Mirzamohammadi, Manager, Iran, Member
I think strategy failure in today's uncertainty conditions is highly probable.
Humankind tries to cope with the severe social and economic storms...Sign up

Why Sometimes Strategic Plan Fails
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
A strategic plan of an organization is a very important document. The organization and its employees are to be well committed and integrated in unders...Sign up


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