Organization Politics, How To Become The Puppet Master

Organization politics exist in every office and can have a significant influence on the¬†portfolio management system when it comes to¬† which projects receive funding and high priority. This is especially true when the criteria and process for selecting projects are ill-defined and not aligned with the mission of the firm. Project selection may be based…

Implementation Gap, A Real Problem Even Today

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In organizations with short product life cycles, it is interesting to note that frequently participation in strategic planning and implementation includes participants from all levels within the organization. However, in perhaps 80 percent of the remaining product and service organizations, top management pretty much formulates strategy and leaves strategy implementation to functional managers. This will…