Chapter 8

Planning for Strategy Deployment

In This Chapter

arrow Introducing the strategy deployment process cycle

arrow Looking at your critical objectives

arrow Building the strategy deployment architecture

arrow Getting to grips with catchball

arrow Developing the X Matrix

This chapter covers the Improve phase of DRIVE, whereby you plan the enactment of your transformational business strategy using strategy deployment tools and methodology.

The DRIVE model is a systematic approach to ensuring a successful business transformation journey. It involves five phases – Define, Review, Improve, Verify and Establish. We introduce how to drive the Lean Six Sigma transformation journey by deploying business strategy using the DRIVE model in Chapter 3.

Making Strategy Deployment Happen in Practice

Strategy deployment (SD) has been adapted from the Japanese strategic planning and management system called Hoshin Kanri, and has evolved based on best practices established in deploying strategies in companies over the past ...

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