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Making Strategy Work: Leading Effective Execution and Change
013146745X|9780131467453. Making Strategy Work Leading Effective Execution and Change published in the year 2005 was published by Wharton School Publishing. The author of this book is Lawrence G. Hrebiniak. This is the Hardback version of the title "Making Strategy Work Leading Effective Execution and Change" and have around pp. xxi + 384 pages. Making Strategy Work Leadin ...more
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published January 5th 2005 by Pearson Prentice Hall
(first published January 1st 2005)
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Hrebiniak's work was, as I understand it, novel at the time of its publication: emphasizing the importance of execution in addition to strategy-making. While it may no longer be a buzzworthy topic among business writers or business schools, it was still an interesting read, especially given where my organization is in its lifecycle. Some of Hrebiniak's diagrams were particularly valuable, notably the culture change management diagram from Chapter 8. I also enjoyed his discussion of the various c ...more
Not enough to give orders, if a leader is not connected to the workforce then it is very difficult to realize the fulfillment of strategic vision. This really put the dysfunction of my company in sharp focus and I realize that there is no commitment to quality improvement other than lip service. The mad scramble is to make money and execution is secondary.