As we step into the fourth quarter of 2016, it’s time to start thinking about the strategic lessons we have learned so far and get prepared for the next year. Economic uncertainties and the disruptive nature of the market have seen companies face challenges to their ability to grow, so more of them are considering methods for faster strategy execution.

One of the ways to accelerate processes and make a company reactive to changes in the market is to infuse business units with agility, where adaptability, flexibility, and balance can shape the phenomenon. Applying agility within corporate environments can bring greater levels of productivity and motivation within a company and, eventually, contribute to faster execution. The term has become a buzzword throughout the corporate corridors, but not everyone knows how to apply it to all business units. Allie Laurent looks at the problem in this issue and suggests ways of incorporating agility into the corporate strategy.