Key Knowledge for Successful Strategies

70% of correctly conceived strategies are wrongly executed, many due to lack of knowledge and key competences in our staff.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009


To implement successful strategies, it is vital to define the strategic competences our collaborators must have in order to achieve them. For this we need to identify which knowledge is key, and where to get it.

An article by explains two types of knowledge: tacit, which is learned by example, and explicit, which can be easily communicated with procedures and specifications.

The article also details the four keys to develop strategic competences, through what is called the "knowledge spiral"...

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