Managing from Clarity (10 sessions) This course develops your capacity to identify, align, and leverage strategic resources. This course is a companion to the book Managing from Clarity. Parts of this course are conceptual and parts are quite technical. Through this course, you will learn how to (1) map an organization’s strategy systemically, (2) identify strategic […]
Thinking Strategically with Clarity The following audio files, in MP4 format, introduce a systemic framework for strategy. [wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””][mp3-jplayer tracks=”Overview of the next hour@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/102OverviewOfTheNextHour.m4a, CRISP Criteria@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/103CrispCriteria.m4a, Reflecting on your CRISP Criteria@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/104ReflectingOnYourCrispCriteria.m4a, A Framework for CRISP thinking@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/105AFrameworkForCrispThinking.m4a, Where organizations have most problems@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/106WhereOrgsHaveMostProblems.m4a, GRASP Exercises@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/107GraspExercises.m4a, Summary of Session 1@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/108SummaryOfSession1.m4a”][/wpcol_1half] [wpcol_1half_end id=”” class=”” style=””][mp3-jplayer tracks=”Introduction@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/201IntroductionToSession2.m4a, The […]
Managing from Clarity ISC President James Ritchie-Dunham reads chapters from the book he co-authored Managing from Clarity (Wiley, 2001). [mp3-jplayer tracks=”Introduction to the Book@http://www.archive.org/download/ManagingFromClarityAReadingByCo-authorJamesRitchie-dunham/MfcIntroductionToBook.mp3, Chapter 1: Introduction@http://www.archive.org/download/ManagingFromClarityAReadingByCo-authorJamesRitchie-dunham/MfcChapter1Introduction.mp3, Chapter 2: The GRASP Map@http://www.archive.org/download/ManagingFromClarityAReadingByCo-authorJamesRitchie-dunham/MfcChapter2TheGraspMap.mp3, Chapter 3: The Top to Bottom Gap@http://www.archive.org/download/ManagingFromClarityAReadingByCo-authorJamesRitchie-dunham/MfcChapter3TheTopToBottomGap.mp3, Chapter 4: Management’s Job@http://www.archive.org/download/ManagingFromClarityAReadingByCo-authorJamesRitchie-dunham/MfcChapter4ManagementsJob.mp3″]
Why do people have such a difficult time identifying the resources that create value for their organization? Our experience shows that this difficulty stems from a lack of understanding of how resources act together to create value.
In searching for the organizational ‘magic’ that makes some businesses thrive and other fail, management gurus, academic seers and business leaders strive to articulate a single reason for success. Managers are then faced with analyzing numerous findings and trying to integrate the best elements from each view that makes sense to them. Managing from Clarity […]