This big initiative could make or break this fiscal year--or your career.
Managing a successful strategic initiative may be the key to transforming your company--and propelling your career forward. Yet running a cross-functional team on a high-profile project can present a multitude of challenges and risks, causing even the most experienced manager to struggle.
The HBR Guide to Managing Strategic Initiatives provides practical tips and advice to help you manage all the stages of an initiative's life cycle, from buy-in to launch to scaling up.
You'll learn how to:
Win--and keep--support for your new initiativeMove rapidly from approval to implementationAssemble transformative, high-performing initiative teamsMaintain the confidence of sponsors and stakeholdersStay on schedule and within budgetAvoid initiative overload by killing projects that aren't meeting business needsKeep multiple initiatives in strategic alignmentArm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, from a source you trust. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.