- 85% percent of management teams spend less than one-hour a month on strategy issues
- Only 5% of employees understand their corporate strategy
- 92% of organizations do not report on lead performance indicators.
- Lack of knowledge of strategy and of the strategy process.
- No commitment to the plan.
- The plan was not communicated effectively.
- People are not measured or rewarded for executing the plan.
- The plan is too abstract; people can't relate it to their work.
- People are not held accountable for execution.
- Senior management does not pay attention to the plan.
- Strategy is not clear, focused and consistent.
- Conditions change making the plan, as conceived, obsolete.
- The proper control systems are not in place to measure and track the execution
of the strategy.
- Reinforcers, such as, culture, structure, processes, IT systems, management
systems and human resource systems, are not considered, and/or act as inhibitors.
- People are driven by short-term results.