Strategy Scorecard

How effective is your strategy? Why not take our quick strategy test, and see where your strategy management approach is working and where there is further work for you and your team to do. At Morgan Cross Consulting we help organisations create better strategy and develop better strategy management approaches that drive substantial, profitable growth.

Score yourself from 0 to 5 for each of the statements below. After completing the survey simply press the Results button to find your total score and what that means for you and your company.

1. COMPELLING STRATEGIC INTENT

  • Core purpose. We have a purpose that speaks to us over and above the task of making money.
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  • Ambitious goals. We set demanding goals for future performance which are a constant focus for everyone in the business.
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  • Distinctive advantages. We understand what drives value for the business and how we can develop further advantages over time.
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2. CLARITY ON YOUR BIG ISSUES

  • Performance Assessment. We know where we make money - and where we don't - across the business.
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  • Market Assessment. We understand our markets, their likely growth and profitability and their key trends and dynamics.
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  • Competitive Position. We recognise our current competitive position and know what we need to do to succeed in the future.
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  • Organisational Capabilities. We appreciate which capabilities drive our success and where we have emerging or critical weaknesses.
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3. A FOCUSED AGENDA FOR ACTION

  • Addresses the big issues. We have a strategic agenda focused on the big issues and opportunities shaping our long-term performance.
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  • Delivers the strategic intent. Our agenda will move us closer to achieving our major goals and objectives.
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  • Clear themes. The agenda is broken down into a few core themes that everyone in the business can get to grips with.
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  • Prioritised initiatives. Our strategic initiatives are based on a few priorities that will best drive current and future success.
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4. AN EFFECTIVE ORGANISATION

  • A consistent Executive focus. The strategy is the Executive's constant focus and their decisions are consistent with it.
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  • Organisational engagement. Our strategy is understood across the organisation, and our people actively support our direction.
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  • Decision-making. Our people have the freedom to make decisions in line with the strategy, and are held accountable for them.
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  • Effective strategy management. Strategy is managed on a continuous basis and is not a one-off exercise.
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