Economic conditions can be favorable or unfavorable. Yet in either case, an astute company can convert someone else’s misfortune into its own good fortune. Every place we look we find windows of opportunity. But to take full and prompt advantage of these windows of opportunity, to be truly successful, management must have a repeatable process predicated upon speed and quality of execution.
The problem with most companies is that setting strategic targets can occur quickly, but developing implementation plans and executing them are much slower processes. Why did it take us so long to truly recognize the benefits of project management?