How to have an honest conversation about your business strategy.

@article{Beer2004HowTH,
  title={How to have an honest conversation about your business strategy.},
  author={Michael Beer and Russell A Eisenstat},
  journal={Harvard business review},
  year={2004},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={82-9, 123}
}
Too many organizations descend into underperformance because they can't confront the painful gap between their strategy and the reality of their capabilities, their behaviors, and their markets. That's because senior managers don't know how to engage in truthful conversations about the problems that threaten the business--and because lower-level managers are afraid to speak up. These factors lie behind many failures to implement strategy. Indeed, the dynamics in almost any organization are such… CONTINUE READING