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5.8: Formulating Organizational and Personal Strategy With the Strategy Diamond

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    1. Learn about the strategy diamond.
    2. See how you can add staging, pacing, and vehicles to the strategy.
    3. Use the diamond to formulate your personal strategy.

    This section introduces you to the strategy diamond, a tool that will help you understand how clearly and completely you have crafted a strategy. The diamond relates to both business and corporate strategy, and regardless of whether you are a proponent of design or emergent schools of strategizing, it provides you with a good checklist of what your strategy should cover. The section concludes by walking you through the application of the strategy diamond to the task of developing your personal strategy.

    Figure 5.19


    In life and at work, we hope that you find the [strategy] diamond to be your best friend.

    Macroscopic Solutions – Fancy White Diamond – CC BY-NC 2.0.