Gartner Research

Pattern-Based Strategy Requires a Performance-Driven Culture

Published: 07 August 2009

ID: G00169786

Analyst(s): Nigel Rayner , Michael Smith


As businesses prepare to return to growth, leaders recognize that their firms must be more sensitive and responsive to patterns that may impact operations or strategy. Implementing a performance-driven culture is crucial in enabling the seek/act aspect of pattern-based strategies at all levels.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Performance Monitoring Does Not Enable Pattern-Based Strategies
  • Developing a Metrics Continuum
  • New Approaches to Planning Will Incorporate Leading Indicators and Weak Signals
  • Cultural Challenges Are the Biggest Stumbling Block
  • A Performance-Driven Culture Will Deliver Business Benefits
  • Bottom Line

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