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Book Review: The Five Most Important Questions…You will ever ask about your organization

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The Five Most Important Questions is based on a book written and published by Peter Drucker in 1993.  The objective of Drucker’s original book was to provide non-profit organizations guidance to self-assess their performance.  This edition published in 2008 was updated and enhanced by the Leader to Leader Institute in cooperation with six of the […]


Book Review: Good Strategy/Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters, By Richard Rumelt

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Is your strategy a mix of slogans and goals, or a set of objectives that offer solutions to key problems?  We reviewed Richard Rumelt’s book back in July 2011 when it was first released, and this seems like a good time to revisit some of his insights on the importance of having a strategy and […]


Book Review: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Book Review – The Five Dysfunctions of a Team “After her first two weeks observing the problems at Decision Tech, Kathryn Petersen, its new CEO, had more than a few moments when she wondered if she should have taken the job.” And so begins the story of a technology company struggling to grow and find […]


Good Strategy/Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters. By Richard Rumelt

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

By Richard Rumelt Is your strategy a mix of slogans and goals, or a set of objectives that offer solutions to key problems?  Richard Rumelt, in his forthcoming book to be released in the U.S., July 19th, Good Strategy/Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters, leverages 40 years of academic and strategy consulting experience.   Rumelt […]


Recommended Reading: Seven Strategy Questions

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

At Albu Consulting we believe that strategy is a continuous process and therefore needs to be managed liked other key elements of your business to be successful. Harvard Business School professor Robert Simons the author of “Seven Strategy Questions” is of the same opinion. He has put together a guide for you and your team […]