Strategic leadership answers two
What – by providing the
and direction, creating the context for growth, and
How – by sketching out a road map for
the organization that will allow it to unleash its full potential; by
portfolio, determining what businesses should be there, what the
performance requirements of the business are, and what types of
alliances make sense; and by defining the means (the
and way of working together) needed to achieve corporate
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The distinguishing characteristic of the
strategic leadership level - as compared with team-level and
operational-level leadership – is that it implies responsibility for
achieving the right
balance between the whole, i.e.
organizat0ional needs, and the parts, be they large (functions) or small
(teams or individuals).
today's era of rapid change and
unparalleled opportunity, the profitable and
will go to the companies whose leaders can see possibilities beyond their
traditional served markets.
There are no generally applicable recipes for
success in business as each business is unique. Effective
strategic thinking can be stimulated
however by adapting the framework for the process to the specific situation
of your company...