True strategic thinking is a discipline. Effective strategic planning is the embodiment of that discipline.
A renewed look at strategy puts a new foundation under the company. It is, in essence, a lifting of the house to put in a
A strategy is the blueprint to your end goal. The outcome of an effective strategy is better management through better
absorption of short term tactical errors and clarity of purpose from the top on down. The ultimate goal remains fixed and
An effective strategy is based on a common viewpoint embraced by the entire senior management team. Through agreement and understanding, a teachable
point of view is developed and then can spread to the total organization. The ultimate goal is to have everyone embrace the strategy and engaged in its implementation.
At Newport we believe that the strategic process is best centered around the following model: