Manage Objectives (Strategy to Action)

Scenario
ABC Suites (Pty) Ltd
“Why do organizations fail? It's bad execution. As simple as that: not getting things done, being indecisive, not delivering on commitments”— Ram Charan

The Challenge:

At Candy Wrapper's previous company strategy seldom translated into action. Strategy packs tended to gather dust as everyone got busy with the urgent. The net result was a poorly communicated & poorly executed strategy. 

How ABC Suites uses epic:

An important outcome of the epic strategic planning process is the allocation of a ‘Champion’ for each Strategic Objective.

Individual Action Plans (with deadlines), aligned to the Strategy, are then developed. Shared accountability is ensured through a live report that tracks progress (Strategic Objectives report).

Candy (CEO) has a monthly executive session where the live report is put up as the agenda – everyone gets just 4 minutes to present. The result is an intense focus on the Key Priorities in a supportive environment where individuals are encouraged to ‘Clear the Path’ for one another.

Candy has found that she is no longer having to drive accountability – a culture of ownership and mutual support drives results – and people are having fun in the process.
 
"Helping organisations get their people passionately focused on the priorities that really matter"

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