Strategy Implementation Barriers (Kaplan and Norton)

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Strategy Implementation Barriers (Kaplan and Norton)
Lea Roostalu, Project Manager, Estonia, Member
According to Norton and Kaplan, following 4 barriers interfere in implementing a strategy (Norton & Kaplan, 1996):
1. The vision barrier - only 5% of the workforce understands the strategy
2. The people barrier - only 25% of managers have incentives linked to strategy
3. The management barrier - 85% of executive teams spend less than one hour per month discussing strategy
4. The resource barrier - 60% of organisations do not link budgets to strategy.
These barriers need to be eliminated BEFORE implementing a strategy, because the issue does not imply that the strategy was poor (ibid)....Sign up

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Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member
We cannot totally eliminate the barriers mentioned. But what we can do is to address them properly in such a way that each of these barriers do...Sign up

Strategy Implementation Barriers
Melvin Gooding, Manager, Trinidad and Tobago, Member
- Top management believes most of the time that they understand their environment and try to implement plans that are way off-target. They are usually...Sign up


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