Leadership teams fall short of their strategic ambitions, in many instances, because they settle for strategy authorship, rather than strategic ownership. Just because a leadership team has created strategy (authorship) does not mean they and the organization own it.
There are many reasons to create an ownership culture in your organization. There is no reason to start this anywhere except in the executive team.
In the Fall of 1946, Fred Canfil gave a small sign to President Truman, for his desk. It read: “The Buck Stops Here” Canfil, then United States Marshall and a friend of Truman, had seen the sign at the Federal Reformatory in El Reno, Oklahoma and had one made for read more…