MEGA SESSION: HR’s Deep Dive: Mastering the Three Disciplines of Strategic Thinking

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
You will leave this session with a toolkit to help you guide the strategic direction of your work as well as your organization.
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Track: Strategic Management

A recent study conducted by the Wall Street Journal of human resources and leadership development executives showed that the #1 most sought after executive skill is strategic thinking. Unfortunately, 90% of directors and vice presidents have never had any education on strategic thinking. The session will help you understand and apply the three disciplines of strategic thinking framework:

1. Acumen: generating key business insights.
2. Allocation: focusing resources through trade-offs.
3. Action: executing strategy to achieve goals.
You will immediately begin applying practical strategic thinking concepts and tools to your work using the framework as a guide. You will build the foundation to excel at being true strategic partners for your business and learn how to build strategic thinking into an organizational competency.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Rich Horwath


Rich Horwath is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today best selling author on strategy. As the CEO of the Strategic Thinking Institute, he leads executive teams through the strategy process and has helped more than 50,000 managers around the world develop their strategic thinking skills. As a former chief strategy officer and professor of strategy, he brings both real-world experience and practical expertise to help groups build their strategy skills. Rich's work has been profiled on CNBC, Investor's Business Daily, CBS, NBC and FOX TV.

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