This is the base of the pyramid – its foundation, comprising Strategy, People and Teams. It includes a few topics: Strategy and People and Teams.
Older editions of the book spoke to strategy development but lacked advice on how to deploy that strategy once it was created. Project management wasn’t enough. Change management was dealt with in the chapter on People, but even with that, strategy deployment needs more. Hoshin Kanri, a Japanese term for “strategy deployment”, known largely in the lean manufacturing circles is now included.