ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS
As recognized thought leaders in strategy and management, our professional staff frequently have featured articles published in leading journals. Selected current and past articles and publications include:
- "In Search of a Strategic Roadmap"
For leaders of financial institutions today, the
increasing complexities in managing an institution are undeniable.
This article examines four critical issues that all leaders must
effectively address in order to compete successfully in the future.
Revealing many myths, this thought provoking issue helps you explore
your own future and strategic positioning, and provides you with
strategic options for your consideration. (Authors: Joseph H.
Cady, CMC and William R. Soukup, Ph.D.)
the Article: Black & White (low resolution - 800K) | Color
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- "Beware of the Planning Retreat"
When preparing a strategic plan, many organizations opt to use a planning retreat format, meeting for one or several consecutive days to formulate their entire plans. This article explores how the widely used annual strategic planning retreat is actually incongruous with effective strategy development. Shortcomings of the planning retreat are examined, and the author offers an alternative approach to strategic planning which embodies the three keys to planning success. This better way of planning will prove highly valuable to CEOs and boards seeking to optimize their strategic planning process.
(Author: Joseph H. Cady, CMC.)
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- "Thoughts About Effective Planning"
This article reports on the results of a CSCG survey on how planning is
actually practiced within financial institutions. Responding institutions identify their strengths and weaknesses in planning, and the authors note opportunities for improving your own long-range planning efforts.
(Authors: Joseph H. Cady, CMC and William R. Soukup, Ph.D.)
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- "Strategic Planning is not
What's the difference between a strategic plan and a multiyear budget? This article explains why it is vitally important for your organization to know how they differ and then helps you identify the key differences.
(Author: William R. Soukup, Ph.D.)
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