It Makes Sense to Adjust in strategy+business describes a simple process that any decently-led organisation should be using:
- “sensing” to detect changes and assess their likely impact, then
- “adjusting” policies to keep the strategy and performance on track.
Some sensible examples illustrate the approach, such as anticipating staffing needs in a cyclical business – though one wonders what on earth the companies discussed were doing before if they didn’t do this! It contrasts sense-and-adjust with reactive styles (do nothing until forced to) ...Continue Reading →