How Do You Measure Vision?

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Roger McCauley, USA

How Do You Measure Vision?

Regardless of the business process or approach the fundamental overarching concept most "difficult to develop, assess or manage is vision". Try it.
I invite commenters to address how they measure "vision" or how they know good "vision" from bad "vision".
With today's tech focus, the ability to crunch numbers in nanoseconds, have we developed corresponding new ways to develop new "vision" processes? I think not.
If vision predates strategy, and strategy is essential to the four quadrants of the Balanced Scorecard, what happens if our vision is flawed?

  Brendan Dunphy
Business Consultant, France
 

The Future of Vision....

If we agree that vision is by definition a view of the future and that the future is not predictable then we have to conclude that it is not possible to know if a vision is a good or bad. What we can do is evaluate whether our vision is complete, we can expose it to others, test it and seek to ensure it is robust, well constructed, communicable etc but this will not guarantee its birth. I think we also must recognize that any vision will only come about because one or more passionate people believe in it and want to make it happen in the face of resistance or apathy. I do not think 'envisioning' is that difficult or that visions have to be overly 'managed' but enabling people and companies of the need for and value of meaningful and actable visions as a way to test strategy and progress is.

  Enrique Florido, Colombia
 

Vision is a Target Point

Vision is perfectly measured against the results of our strategic planning. However, "vision" is not a view of the futur...

  Bena Dookie-Shah, Trinidad & Tobago
 

Measuring Vision

Few differences separate organizational vision and mission: - 'Vision' refers to a desired future state. - 'Mission' r...

  Charles Richter, Australia
 

How to Measure a Vision

It is almost impossible to measure a 'vision' as it is too nebulous. A vision is almost akin to the 'concept' of a busi...

  Midas, Botswana
 

Measuring a Vision or a Moving Target

Most if not all proffered definitions associate a vision with the future, hence to measure it, one may have to go into t...

  Alex Lambe
Business Consultant, Australia
 

How to Measure a Vision

It is my experience that the route to your answer lies in your own definition of good vs bad. There is no such thing as ...

  mamadou birane wane
Manager, Senegal
 

How to Measure a Vision

A vision is a real process of organization and strategies. The signals from the viewing or reading the success factors m...

  Ali Al Marzouqi
Director, United Arab Emirates
 

How do You Know You Got a Good Vision Statement?

Simply, organizations with good visions should not fall in dilemmas. The vision statement should always guide the employ...

  Andrew Blaine
Business Consultant, South Africa
 

Vision Measurement and Definition

A vision is a personal interpretation of a future position that the individual desires to attain. Once clearly identifi...

  Alan Kennedy, Canada
 

Defining and Measuring Vision

I think the struggle with understanding terms such as strategic vision, mission, and vision is that current definitions ...

  Bernhard Keim
Business Consultant, Germany
 

Vision is an Answer not a Claim

If you want to measure the quality of a vision, you have to look to the strategy behind it. Does the strategy address al...

  Charles Oriaku, United Kingdom
 

How do You Measure Vision?

How to measure Vision? Knowledge is a dynamic concept; nobody has a monopoly of it, which means that knowledge can be o...

  Alan Kennedy, Canada
 

How do You Measure Vision

Mr. Oriaku: You raise questions I hear all the time from attendees at my courses. As I mentioned earlier in this thread,...

  Benjamine VO VINH - MARECHAL
Entrepreneur, France
 

How do You Measure Vision

Complementary to everybody’s reactions, we could also add a different approach. Since a vision deals with 2 main capaci...

  Bernhard Keim
Business Consultant, Germany
 

Take the Vision Test

Vision is the frame for everything a company does, you can ask yourself: are the things I am currently performing inside...

 

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