We wrap up our series on “The Top Four Reasons Strategies Fail” by discussing Reason #3: The barriers to strategy execution have not been identified and properly dealt with. And, Reason #4: Most organizations do not have a clear succinct strategy document.
In part 1 we referred to to a poll of consultants conducted by Walter Kiechel of Fortune magazine that claimed 10% of all strategies are successfully implemented. Management guru Tom Peters referred to that 10% figure as being “widely inflated! What’s going on?