Hoshin Kanri Essay Topics

HR is staffed with nice people

Strategic management of people through HR programs and policies helps to ensure organizational outcomes such as: Organizational survival, profitability, customer satisfaction and employee performance. HR Professionals have been criticized for not understanding and using language of business when discussing the value of the HR Programs. STRATEGY: the formulation of organizational missions, goals, objectives and action… View Article

Valve Steams Ahead

Value is a software company that views it’s day-to-day business structure in what only can be described as organic and flat. No planning, procedures or organizational structure is claimed by the company to be “A barrier against codified decisions of labour” (Valve Corporation, 2012), which leads to no long term business goals and no clear… View Article

Strategic management mission statement

In order to achieve success, a majority of companies defines and follows a strategy. In order to do so, firms have at their disposal of lot of management tools. In this analysis, we will concentrate on one in particular, the mission statement. Kotler and Armstrong suggest that “A clear mission statement acts as an ‘invisible… View Article

Planning Matrix

The Decision Stage Analysis and intuition provide a basis for making strategy-formulation decisions. The matching techniques just discussed reveal feasible alternative strategies. Many of these strategies will likely have been proposed by managers and employees participating in the strategy analysis and choice activity. Any additional strategies resulting from the matching analyses could be discussed and… View Article

Henry Mintzberg

Business Strategy 1.0 Introduction In the recent years the views of ‘strategic management’ has changed significantly. It has been critically studied and classified as a field of managerial practice that should have been given more thought. (Knights and Morgan, 1991) There are two essential parts to strategy, actions that are planned ahead and developed carefully… View Article

Strategic Management Exam Notes

INTRO TO STRATEGIC MANGEMENT (LECTURE 1) YOUR THOUGHTS PLEASE • WHAT IS ‘STRATEGY’ AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOUR ORGANIZATION ? • SOME COMMON RESPONSES Strategy? Means several things to several people at different points of time. (‘Strategy is a series of goals and objectives that is used to run business’ (Strategy is an… View Article