A bridge between strategy and execution that needs to be strengthened

A bridge between strategy and execution that needs to be strengthened
I feel that the strategy has to be simple, they must practice to be more mindful, be more self-aware, be more empathetic, be more curious to learn and unlearn. Solutions and answers for higher engagement has to come from within by the middle managers, only than we can see higher impact - HR and leadership can only be enablers.

How do you decode the Middle Riddle? What are the most relevant issues involved with middle managers in the organisations?

LC In simplistic terms – Middle Riddle is majorly about inability of mid-level managers to discharge people manager responsibility effectively, efficiently and productively. They are in true sense a bridge between strategy and execution. In majority of the organisations they are not involved in the design of strategy at any stage or there are communication gaps around how the strategy has to be executed, therefore, they fail to adequately plan and deliver. This causes the muddle for the organisation and hence it’s a riddle for the leadership.

Major areas where mid-level managers fail is alignment between strategic goals and operational goals. This hinders the strategy execution process and more often than not they tend to be in crisis management mode. Ideally, it is expected of them to play the role of a coach to...

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Lalit Chaturvedi

currently is Vice President - Talent Management and Organization Development at ELGi Equipments Limited, Coimbatore. A versatile professional, with in-depth knowledge and experience in Talent Management and Learning for Development, Lalit has over 25 years of rich HR experience in Service, Aerospace/Aeronautical Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Automotive and Air compressor Manufacturing.

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Lalit Chaturvedi

currently is Vice President - Talent Management and Organization Development at ELGi Equipments Limited, Coimbatore. A versatile professional, with in-depth knowledge and experience in Talent Management and Learning for Development, Lalit has over 25 years of rich HR experience in Service, Aerospace/Aeronautical Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Automotive and Air compressor Manufacturing.

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