Archives for August 2013

The New Rules of strategy – part 1

Tweet Employ analysis to inform intuitions, medicine | not justify them… As argued in the previous post, medicine the value of analysis has become exaggerated in the strategy development process.  This does not mean it is valueless; merely that it is an overemphasized part of the toolkit.  Understanding where it is valuable helps define the limits to what it brings.  And there are three areas where it is definitely helpful to strategy development – firstly in understanding the current situation, ailment secondly in using statistical techniques to support shorter term strategic decisions and finally (and most importantly) in how the… Read more