Strategy Execution is no longer 'the gap nobody knows', the title of the first chapter of the best-seller 'Execution'. Thanks to the authors Bossidy and Charan, Strategy Execution pioneers Kaplan and Norton, several leading articles in respected business magazines such as The Harvard Business Review and a host of research, organisations have become very aware that much great strategy is lost before it's turned into performance mainly as a result of poor execution skills. The performance gap is known. And it's time for companies to close it. This book will help you get the job done. 'Strategy Execution Heroes' will help you to: 1. Approach Strategy Execution from a manager's perspective. 2. Align individual and organisational performance in a simple, easy-to-communicate, sexy Strategy Execution framework. 3. Communicate your strategy effectively. 4. Set great objectives for yourself and your team members. 5. Coach others through the implementation maze. 6. Simplify your Strategy Execution process. 7. Select, manage and deliver your strategic initiatives. 8. Set up a development platform to boost the execution skills of others in the organisation. 9. Turn Strategy Execution into a competitive advantage. In short, 'Strategy Execution Heroes' will help you get the execution job done. Don't expect complex theories or fancy words. This book gets right to the point and won't waste your time. It will boost your learning with 250+ practical tips revealed by senior executives from BT, Coca-Cola, Lockheed Martin, eBay and many others. It will inspire your thinking with useful insights from top experts such as Sir John Whitmore, Dr Peter Scott-Morgan and Prof Vincent Lion. And it will put your action plan on the right track with 27 valuable downloads. So whether you are a future manager preparing for the challenge or an experienced senior executive, get ready to boost your execution skills. Become a Strategy Execution hero and turn your great strategy into great performance.
Jeroen De Flander is a seasoned international strategy execution expert and highly regarded keynote speaker. He has shared the stage with gurus like Michael Porter, Costas Markides, Roger Martin, Robert Kaplan, and David Norton and helped more than 21,500 managers in 30 countries master the necessary execution skills. His first book Strategy Execution Heroes reached the Amazon bestseller list in 5 countries and was shortlisted for Management Book of the Year 2012 in the Netherlands.
Jeroen is co-founder of the performance factory - a leading research, training, and advisory firm focused solely on helping individuals and organizations increase performance through best-in-class strategy execution.
He has worked with several business schools including London Business School, IMD, Vlerick, Solvay, and TiasNimbas. For several years, he was the responsible manager worldwide of the Balanced Scorecard product line for Arthur D. Little, a leading strategy consulting firm.He has advised 50+ companies including Atos Worldline, AXA, Bridgestone, Brussels Airport, CEMEX, Credit Suisse, GDFSUEZ, Honda, ING, Johnson & Johnson, Komatsu, and Sony on various strategy and strategy execution topics.
To book Jeroen to speak at your next event or to run a strategy execution seminar for your company, please contact him through his website http://www.jeroen-de-flander.com