Good read for all leadership and management. This is sort of — you need a plan to create a plan!
Excerpt: Companies that correctly match their strategy-making processes to the competitive circumstances of their industry, business function, or geographic markets perform better than those that don’t. But, as I discussed my last post, far too many lack a systematic way to do so. In that post I explained how choosing a strategy for setting strategy required asking two questions about your situation: How unpredictable is your environment? How much power do you or others have to change that environment? The answers give rise to four styles for executing strategy: classical, adaptive, shaping, and visionary.