EXECUTION EXCELLENCE

MAKING STRATEGY WORK USING THE BALANCED SCORECARD

BY SANJIV ANAND

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"Execution Excellence is a very clear roadmap for

any manager serious about improving performance with a team."

— RON SANDERS, President, Warner Bros. Worldwide Home Entertainment

"Sanjiv certainly did not disappoint. The book is certainly a compenduim of

incredible experience he has had a Consultant in different circumstances."

— AKHIL GUPTA, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises

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Successfully executing strategy is the holy grail of business. For years, at least 50% of the firms that have successfully formulated strategy, have struggled to get the execution right. The problem is the same whether it is a small, medium or large enterprise, anywhere on the planet, in any industry. The challenge is compounded in a flat world, where markets and competition have no boundaries. Sanjiv Anand brings his thirty years of consulting experience of crisscrossing the globe, helping clients across industries, of all shapes and sizes, make strategy work and bring execution excellence to their firms. And the framework he has used is the renowned Balanced Scorecard (BSC) framework, the world's leading strategy execution and performance management system. This book is less about the theory of the BSC, and more about how to effectively use the BSC to execute strategy based on the over 300 scorecards designed by Anand, and his team. The book covers: The relevance of strategy in a flat world. Is it dead? Critical components of effective business planning A Balanced Scorecard overview Getting the BSC design just right – Strategy Map and Balanced Scorecard Being practical about objectives, measures, ownership, and target setting Getting the BSC execution right – from the first meeting to all the pit falls that follow Designing cascade scorecards that align with the corporate scorecard Getting individual scorecards right Making strategy work for your firm

Most importantly, the book has real world examples of Strategy Maps and Scorecards across 10 different industries, along with case studies of successful implementation of the BSC. Make strategy work for your business and achieve its greatest potential with Execution Excellence!

Sanjiv.Anand@cedar-consulting.com