Gain Insight: An effective "strategic culture" is a requisite to developing a strategic plan and - just as important - to the execution and success of that plan.
Your organization's success is all about leadership's ability to operationalize 4 key strategic elements (or building blocks.) All the elements must be operationalized and active within the organization for ongoing sustainability and success. How does your organization rate?
S-TAM Elements (System-Think, Act & Manage)
#1 - System Components. Components include the strategic plan; methodology; terminology; road map; role clarity; pledges and communication.
#2 - Think Strategically. Components include reading; networking; vision & mission statements; anticipatory socialization; strategy and customer requirements.
#3 - Act Strategically. Components include role integrity; board, employee and customer involvement; strategy vs operations actions; non-judgmental behaviors; and practicing transformation.
#4 - Manage Proactively. Components include education; project plan method and tools; decision making, deployment and effectiveness review processes; agenda prioritization; and accountability (individual and team.)