I just read this article quoted below and it encapsulates one of the key areas Collingwood supports our customers. Most executive teams can come up with good strategies and very often that is the easy part for them - putting them into practice is a different story.
It is too easy, as this article suggests, to conclude that our workforce will have the skills to put new strategies into practice, and most of the time that is not the case.
As per this author, I would agree that with every new strategy needs to be a robust plan around execution that must include developing any necessary new skills.
While strategic plans identify what your organization should do differently, very few provide a roadmap for how to build the skills, knowledge, and processes needed to carry out and sustain the critical changes. But without building these capabilities, it’s very difficult to achieve the results you want