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Here We Go Again – The End of Strategic Planning is Forecast – Again

By M. Dana Baldwin, Senior Consultant Strategic Planning Expert In a recent issue of The Wall Street Journal, an article forecasts the end of Strategic Planning – again.  In the article, the efficacy of strategic planning is questioned in some depth.  Instead of utilizing strategic planning properly, the article suggests that flexibility and responsiveness will […]

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Success Sows the Seeds of Failure – Toyota’s Complacency Causes Reputation to Crash

By Denise Harrison, Vice President Strategic Planning Expert Can success breed failure? This seems like an oxymoron doesn’t it? But world class companies continue to fall into this trap – Toyota is the latest example.  Toyota gained market share in the automotive market by focusing on quality – this was their strategic competency.  This single-minded […]

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