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Strategy, scenarios, and the global shift in defense power

April 2013—As the strategic landscape shifts, an economic-scenario approach can help defense organizations grapple with uncertainty.more

article | McKinsey Quarterly

Becoming more strategic: Three tips for any executive

July 2012—You don’t need a formal strategy role to help shape your organization’s strategic direction. Start by moving beyond frameworks and communicating in a more engaging way.more

article | McKinsey Quarterly

Managing the strategy journey

July 2012—Regular strategic dialogue involving a broad group of senior executives can help companies adapt to the unexpected. Here’s one company’s story, and some principles for everyone.more

article | McKinsey Quarterly

How to put your money where your strategy is

March 2012—Most companies allocate the same resources to the same business units year after year. That makes it difficult to realize strategic goals and undermines performance. Here’s how to overcome inertia.more


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the granularity of growth

The Granularity of Growth

Patrick Viguerie, Sven Smit, Mehrdad Baghai, 2008

To uncover pockets of opportunity, executives need to dig down to deeper levels of their businesses and organizations.more

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