“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” Winston Churchill. Strategic Planning has become almost fashionable in the world of business. Companies of all sizes focus...

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There are two terms in Performance reporting that are used interchangeably, but they shouldn’t be. Evaluation and Measurement are very similar processes, but they have important differences. Which process...

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Since 2015, evidence based policymaking (EBP) has become a key focus for many UK government bodies, where researchers are being tasked with helping to bridge the evidence-policy gap.  In...

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Mark Twain wrote in his autobiography; “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” He gives credit to Benjamin Disraeli for the insight, so I’ll credit...

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By Louise at Adura Strategy Leaders seem to invest an inordinate amount of time in developing strategy and plans, but neglect to provide a systematic approach and direction for...

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To make a measurable impact, Executives need to master evidence-based leadership. Create a high-performance culture, and measurable success by ensuring that your leaders know how strategy impacts their organisation’s...

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Not all goals are easy to measure. In a world where customer satisfaction, employee engagement and customer loyalty are becoming increasingly important measures of business success how do you...

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Strategy execution more often than not feels like work, rather than true execution. Sometimes it feels like rework, when we keep redesigning it. Other times it feels like guesswork,...

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I fundamentally disagree that we should be striving to hit our targets each month (or whatever frequency we measure at). Natural variability guarantees it’s purely a fluke if we...

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In short, Strategic Management is practiced by the most successful organisations in the world. It’s how they set and achieve their goals. Strategic Management is a continuous process. An...

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