Marakon Commentary

Strategy teams: Delivering value in the downturn

May 14, 2021
Hands with gears

During recessions, management teams tend to prioritise operational efficiency and delivery; typically, big-picture thinking takes a back seat. This presents a challenge for strategy teams in ensuring that their contributions are still appropriate given the business context, and are ultimately valued by management. In this article we share a framework and some examples to guide strategy teams on prioritising their activities in a weaker economic environment, and help them effectively fulfil their mandate as the custodians of the future success of the business.

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