The Blendification System: Activating Potential by Connecting Culture, Strategy, and Execution, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Blendification System

Activating Potential by Connecting Culture, Strategy, and Execution, 1st Edition

By Daniel M. Bruder

Productivity Press

280 pages | 10 Color Illus.

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Description

The Blendification System is the intentional actions taken to activate potential by connecting culture, strategy, and execution. These three components (culture, strategy, and execution) of the organization are broken down and built up in the Blendification System creating a path to realize maximum potential. Think of the impact if your organization’s strategy was developed and integrated into the company’s operating DNA creating the foundation for an energizing, engaging, and inspiring culture.

The Blendification System is based on the belief that our human potential is more substantial and meaningful than we presently comprehend. Collectively, an organization’s potential is exponentially greater than the level at which most are operating today.

Unfortunately, workplace organizations have been stuck in "second gear" and do not embrace and pursue their potential. Companies have been focused on corporate missions that point to market dominance and profit as the foundational motivation. While these mission and vision statements can create a clear organizational focus and align employees, they leave us short of realizing our human and organizational potential.

With the Blendification System, employees’ work becomes strategically significant creating the motivation to execute on meaningful outcomes that become intertwined in the fabric of the company building and reinforcing an exceptional culture. Because workplace organizations influence and impact employees’ personal lives, the company then becomes the catalyst for growth for employees, customers, and communities.

The Blendification System is not a theory-based book or a book full of philosophical concepts. The only theory in this book (which is also supported by research) is that we can accomplish much more in our lives than we are accomplishing today.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. PART 1: The System of Business. CHAPTER 1:Strategy Progression. CHAPTER 2: System Leadership and The Blendification System. PART 2: Strategic Analysis. CHAPTER 3: Culture. CHAPTER 4: External Impacts. CHAPTER 5: Internal Evaluation | Financial & Metrics. CHAPTER 6: Foundation. PART 3: Strategic Focus, Outcomes, and Actions. CHAPTER 7: Strategy Development Overview. CHAPTER 8: Customer & Market Strategic Focus Area. CHAPTER 9: Product Strategic Focus Area. CHAPTER 10: Operations Strategic Focus Area. CHAPTER 11: People Strategic Focus Area. CHAPTER 12: Financial Outcomes. PART 4: Execution. CHAPTER 13: Activation Formula & Motivation. CHAPTER 14: Execution | Roots Groups Connection. CLOSING.

About the Author

Dan Bruder and his advisory firm, Fusion Dynamics Group, are focused on activating potential by connecting culture, strategy, and execution. Dan believes companies have a substantial impact on communities through their products and people. Accordingly, his company’s cause is to create a world where leaders of workplace organizations embrace the opportunity to be the spark that builds people, companies, families, and communities (Leadership Multiplier). He has a broad range of experience with a background in Executive Leadership, Strategic Planning, Sales and Marketing Operations, Brand Development, Customer Service, and Corporate Finance.

He started his career in banking becoming president in his 20s and later transitioned into leadership roles with a global hospitality company before moving into entrepreneurial ventures and developing an international consulting practice.

Consistent with this book The Blendification System: Activating Potential by Connecting Culture, Strategy, and Execution, Dan’s consulting practice supports the following programs to help organizations realize their potential: Culture Component, Strategy Component, and Execution Component. These programs leverage eLearning technology, dynamic team workshops, and internal peer accountability groups enabling companies to develop an aligned focus with built-in leadership development, communication, and accountability. This book also serves as the platform for teaching Capstone Strategic Planning in the Executive MBA and Early Career MBA programs at Colorado State University. Additionally, Dan is a faculty member at the University of Colorado, Boulder in the graduate Leeds School of Business teaching entrepreneurship.

He has an MBA from the University of Central Florida with a concentration in Economics along with a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the same university. Dan resides in Colorado with his family.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS020000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Business Development
BUS041000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
BUS042000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
BUS053000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
BUS063000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Strategic Planning
BUS071000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
BUS087000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Production & Operations Management
BUS097000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture
BUS101000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management