Organizations that live a systematic strategy process produce better results than comparable competitors, as studies say.
The successful strategy process designs effective competitive advantages and makes them a reality, increasing value of the business. The process of strategy creation in itself is competence of the company.
In our experience, important attributes of a successful strategy process are
Scope and cycle time may vary - from a workshop for one business to a company-wide, cross-unit strategic governance. But every strategy cycle goes through phases whose design of content, thinking steps and methods, communication participation and collaboration determine success.
Analysis and conceptualization: We help detect success factors, view opportunities and conceptualize the competitive advantage. We guide through the thought process and instruct on the use of methodology.
Creating positive team dynamics: We encourage focus on the future results, crystallize communality of viewpoints, encourage the agreement on shared values and und mutual understanding, thus releasing energy and building confidence to move forward.
Realization and change: We guide the process stakeholders to set ambitious goals that demand change, to take on mutual accountability for outcomes, to determine the most effective activities, and to form networked collaboration for reaching the goals.
Learning loops: We help to practice success orientation of learning, gaining insights from action and integrating these into the process.