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12 Common Strategy Execution Mistakes - And What You Can Do to Avoid Them

The Balanced Scorecard is among the most widely-used management systems today. As with any framework or tool, its popularity is a double-edged sword: with more and more organisations implementing the Balanced Scorecard, more and more will screw it up.

When done well, the Balanced Scorecard can be a game-changing management tool; when done poorly, it is quickly sidelined and becomes just another flavour of the week.

Perhaps every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way (our apologies to Tolstoy), but unhappy organisations tend to share a common profile – at least where strategy execution is concerned. These twelve mistakes are the most common culprits.