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Welcome to the Steering page


What is steering?

In business, the steering is in the tracking, review and corrections of people, tasks, metrics and expected results. And it's often less obvious, and less dramatic, than the big picture. It often takes the discipline of details and consistency over time.

Tim Berry


Thinking about the concept

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Relations of Steering within Corporate futuring (and Organisational futuring)

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There exists a close vertical relationship within Corporate futuring:

On the Inner focus level, a direct affiliation exists with:

Corporate futuring and Organisational futuring intertwine, on the Inner focus level, through:

In concrete terms, this means:

  • The trio - 'Steering', 'Operational management' and 'Commercial management' - is inextricably linked.
  • Your 'Steering' contributes substantially to 'Supporting' and 'Appreciation'.
  • To realise your 'Supporting' through 'Steering', you need 'Managing'. Even so, to realise your 'Apprciation', you need the right 'Governance'.



Questions we can ask ourselves when contemplating our Steering

  • Is our 'Steering' robust enough to be the basis for 'Operational management' and 'Commercial management'?
  • Is our 'Steering' capable to generate 'Appreciation'?
  • Is our 'Steering' keen enough to create 'Support'?
  • Or does our 'Steering' prohibit a relationship between our 'Appreciation' and our 'Support'? (See collider)