Are You Managing From The Monkey Bridge?
Can you answer yes to any of the following questions? 1. Does your company tends to write a plan every year but mostly it is put in a binder to gather dust? Maybe you don’t even do planning because “what’s the point?” 2. Do you spend too much of your time fighting fires, eliminating emergencies and chasing “what if’s”? 3. Can you quickly explain your current business strategy and how it fits with your company’s vision? Your 3-yr strategy? Your marketplace position? 4. Can you show your current program performance measures and make the appropriate mid-stream corrections? 5. Do you have to go through more than one layer of management to get a decision made about any program – even one that has already been given a green light? 6. How many times each year do you have to justify your budget? More than during the annual budgeting process? Do … Continue reading