Balanced Scorecard Evolution: A Dynamic Approach to Strategy Execution

  • 7h 18m
  • Paul R. Niven
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2014

The best plan is useless without effective execution

The future of business has become so unpredictable that your five-year plan may be irrelevant next week. To succeed in the modern market, you must constantly assess your progress and adapt on the fly. Agility, flexibility, continual learning, and adaptation are the new rules of business success. A differentiating strategy is crucial, but it will only lead to competitive advantage if you execute it flawlessly. You'll succeed only if you have the right insight for strategic planning and the agility to execute your plan.

Balanced Scorecard Evolution: A Dynamic Approach to Strategy Execution provides the latest theory and practice from strategic planning, change management, and strategy execution to ensure your business is flexible, future ready, and primed for exceptional execution. Author Paul R. Niven guides you through the new principles of The Balanced Scorecard and shows you how to apply them to your planning and strategy execution endeavors.

  • Read case studies that illustrate the theory and practice of strategic agility and execution
  • Learn how to create the objectives, measures, targets, and strategic initiatives that can make your plan a reality
  • Use the latest change management techniques to boost strategy execution success
  • Gain the knowledge and tools you need to face your challenges head-on
  • Motivate your employees to change behaviors toward plan accommodation

Making a plan isn't enough. You must actually take steps to implement your plan, and this requires excellent leadership skills. Change can be hard, and your organization may be resistant. Balanced Scorecard Evolution: A Dynamic Approach to Strategy Execution provides everything you need to make things happen.

About the Author

PAUL R. NIVEN is a management consultant, author, and noted speaker on the subjects of Balanced Scorecard, strategy, and strategy execution. He has developed successful Balanced Scorecard systems as both a practitioner and consultant for Fortune 500 companies, public sector agencies, and nonprofits. Paul’s previous books include Roadmaps and Revelations, Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step (now translated into over 15 languages), Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step for Government and Nonprofit Agencies, and Balanced Scorecard Diagnostics.

In this Book

  • What Exactly is a Balanced Scorecard?
  • Just like the Boy Scouts—Be Prepared
  • Balanced Scorecard Building Blocks—Mission, Vision, and Strategy
  • Conduct Effective and Engaging Workshops
  • Building Powerful Strategy Maps That Tell Your Strategic Story
  • Create a Balanced Scorecard of Robust Measures, Meaningful Targets, and Strategic Initiatives
  • Hold Strategy Execution Meetings So Good, People Actually Want to Attend
  • Let Everyone Demonstrate Their Contribution by Cascading the Balanced Scorecard
  • Integrating Change Management Techniques to Drive Balanced Scorecard Success


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