Filling in the Gaps: Improving on Strategy and Execution Among Leaders
Strategy and conducted a survey of about 700 executives throughout a variety of industries and asked each participant to rate their top leaders on effectiveness in specified areas. The responses surrounding strategy and execution were dismal. A mere 16 percent of high-level leaders were rated successful at strategy or execution. Only 8 percent of leaders were deemed effective at both skills. Moreover, 63 percent were given a rating of neutral or worse in at least one of the two categories.