There's a saying out there attributed to Peter Drucker, the famous management guru: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast". It's understandable that business leaders might think this. After all, they put a lot of resources into crafting a strategy for success only to see it fail due to lack of alignment in the organization.
But we've been telling you for years it's not true and now even the big time consultants are starting to question it.
Check out this recent article in Strategy + Business.
We've been saying for years that this saying isn't true.
Strategy actually determines what's for breakfast. A well crafted strategy is clear, concise and aligned in the organization. Alignment comes when strategies are linked throughout the organization through a series of cascades that tie departments and people to the master strategy.
ThinkPoints is actually designed to cascade clear, concise strategy throughout the organization. To find out more, go here.
(We're glad the leading consultancies are finally starting to catch on...)