The Five Star System is a simple but complete approach for exercising strategic leadership and decision making. It offers specific tools and techniques to support the notion that strategic leadership and decision making require three variables: 1. Quality decision; 2. Buy-in by stakeholders; and 3. Execution of the decision. This notion is illustrated by the equation:
Strategic Leadership and Decision Making = QBE.
As an example, we know if Q = 100 but either B or E = 0, then 100 x 0 x 0 = Zero.
The specific tools and techniques are broken down further into the five specific areas illustrated below:
This Five Star System is delivered through separate but related: