About the course
Without successful execution no organization can succeed or remain competitive. Yet with such importance subscribed to it, successful execution remains a challenge for most organizations. In this seminar participants will first learn about a four common approaches to execution and the impediments and failures common to all of them. The participants will be introduced to a new approach-called the Three Rings of Nongwan-to overcome these common challenges. As a result participants will learn how better juggle the many execution tasks thrown at them, how to help teams stay focused on tasks that are important and strategic instead of the easy and urgent, and lead organizations to execute successfully and adapt quickly to changing opportunities and threats. Enhancing capabilities of executing at these three levels of execution can translate to rapidly advancing organizational performance.
30% Four most popular archetypes of execution
30% Three primary impediments to execution success are described and illustrated
40% Introduction to a new execution system which overcomes the barriers to effective execution
- This approach provides specific process steps for individuals, managers, and leaders to help the entire organization juggle tasks so that: the important and strategic tasks are accomplished, the organization is more adaptive to changing circumstances, and resource allocation and identification of tradeoffs improves. This approach complementary to all archetypal approaches.
Jackson Nickerson is the Frahm Family Professor of Organization and Strategy at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. He also is a nonresident senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. His research, which can be found in the leading academic journ...
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