Is Strategy Analysis Only for Deliberately Strategies?

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Is Strategy Analysis Only for Deliberately Strategies?
Gandhi Heryanto, Management Consultant, Indonesia, Member
As we know, there are two kinds of theory about strategy, namely the deliberate strategy approach from Porter and the emergent strategy approach from Mintzberg. The last is the view that strategy emerges over time as intentions collide with and accommodate a changing reality. Emergent strategy is a set of actions, or behavior, consistent over time, a pattern of realized actions that was not expressly intended in the original planning of strategy.

Because strategy analysis seems more related to the planning process on formulating a strategy, my question is whether the emergent approach strategy will also require strategy analysis (strategy validation, check) as described in the strategy analysis knowledge center?...Sign up

Strategy Analysis Makes your Emergent Strategy Visible
Bernhard Keim, Business Consultant, Germany, SIG Leader
The problem I have with Emergent Strategy is a very simple one: it heroizes past successes by putting the tag "strategy" on it. It might declare past ...Sign up

Strategy Analysis Should Lead to Future Capture
Kailash Chandra Mishra, Management Consultant, India, Member
In the dimension and trajectory we are operating in, strategy analysis can't be confined to Porter or Mintzberg compacts. Strategic drivers accelerate...Sign up

Validation of Emergent or Deliberate Strategy
Ian van Jaarsveld, Strategy Consultant, South Africa, Member
If there isn't any research/validation within any strategic process or framework that is initially adopted, this would in my opinion, create additiona...Sign up

gerson perez, Strategy Consultant, Colombia, Member
I think the emergent apparent always requires strategy analysis... But the assessment does not always have to happen within the formal structure of th...Sign up

Deliberate, then Observe what Emerges
edward sevume, Sweden, Member
I am afraid to say that in the rear-view mirror, we could regard everything happening in the past, actions of groups etc. as strategy. That would prov...Sign up

Strategy is Predictive
Alex, Business Consultant, Germany, Member
Logically it is not possible to predict with only facts - from past or present observations. Strategy is trying to predict the external changes and ad...Sign up

Strategy is about Making the Right Changes in Time
Bernhard Keim, Business Consultant, Germany, SIG Leader
@Alex: A survey published in HBR January 2017 ("Are you Solving the Right Problems") found that a full 85% of C-Sui...Sign up

Strategy Requires Iteration
Alex, Business Consultant, Germany, Member
There is no doubt that theory generation - to make a strategy - is an iterative process. The theory should solve the identified problem. Research show...Sign up

Strategy Should Be More Than Coffee Cup Reading
Bernhard Keim, Business Consultant, Germany, SIG Leader
@Alex: Strategy needs a specific kind of thinking to become successful. It is a cognitive activity that produces ce...Sign up


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