The paper "Business Strategies Fail Because of the Poor Execution Carried out by the Management" is an outstanding example of management coursework. The statement, ” better a consistently applied mediocre strategy than a series of ad hoc strategies” is an interesting fallacy. Over the years, many business strategies have been developed for the management of organizations as well as people. The development of a business idea and its successful implementation help in understanding the need for a proper plan for these strategies. A strategy is considered null and void until it is implemented.
Various people have produced brilliant ideas which have been dismissed by others since they failed to meet the required demands. An idea is considered mediocre if it overlooks the necessary framework needed for its implementation. Such business ideas are fantastic but there is a lack of proper measures put in place to achieve the desired goal, and they continue to be dreams. In companies and corporate institutions, the situation is the same. The institutions develop good ideas and spend a lot of time, monetary input and labor in developing business strategies that often end up on the shelves without review and proper implementation. In an attempt to keep the same level with the increased competition in the market today, several businesses have established fancy ideas.
However, these brilliant ideas have been considered unworthy because they fail to focus on the ways through which they can be successfully implemented. The failure of some of these brilliant ideas in achieving the goals and objectives of business enterprises is attributed to various reasons. Therefore, beats logic is the reason why they are referred to as brilliant if they fail to meet their objectives. One of the reasons for the failure of a series of ideas in any given enterprise gap between a strategy developed by an external firm and the ability of the user enterprise to implement it internally.
Several companies, for instance, hire external expertise to develop strategies that can be used within the companies (Freedman, 2013, p. 47). In countless cases, the research done by the consultants is amazing, and the case studies are excellent. However, the recommendation is given sometimes conflict with the internal policies of the contracting organization and thus execution becomes a problem. The failure of a strategy to realize the boundaries within which an institution is confined can also pose a primary problem in the implementation of the strategy.
Prior to adopting a new strategy, an institution should be able to assess how flexible they are to the changing environment. The scope and time within which a business can adjust to the changes in the market place, for example, differ from one organization to another. It is, therefore, important that a company weighs its flexibility before developing a new plan (Saeed et al. , 2013, p.
143). Aligning a business plan with the policies of an organization helps in ensuring proper execution of the plan (Ordonez, 2014, p. 193). In a situation where an organization contracts an outside firm to formulate a plan for them, the challenge lies in the execution of the ideas presented. For instance, if a company rewards the customer representatives for long conversations on the phone with the clients, strategies that limit this may note properly executed by the firm thus resulting in its failure.
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