Chess is a game where we cram how to reject the King, the most powerful player on the table; This stimulates most of the management theories for success in the context of the business & the competition. The game demonstrates on following the method how to take on the adversaries in today's universe of management, which we continue to talk about strategy & leadership. A game of chess could relate technically on how the ideas flow in our day today's business cycles.
Let's simulate an example of ideal team size of 16 with Chess board consistors of 1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Rooks, 2 Bishops, 2 Knights & 8 Pawns … These players can be identified with our business context as Regional Manager, Assistant Manager , Supervisors, Sales Officers etc.
First, before the play gets down, the principles of the game need to be known even slightly, the manager devises the strategy or the plan which is sooner to know the strengths and weaknesses of the opponent how each one has to move on the game of commercial enterprise. Without the desired manager knows the market and the competition though he is certain to fail … Well! Here the clarity is to know the ways and the concentrated focus towards the path to market.
Second, every player has a plan and the right preparations are the basic requisite to achieve the common goal. The moves need to be faultless since the adversary is too apt to understand our movements, although at times a sudden change in the plan is also recommended when certain obstacles are detected. This is where the Innovation comes to operating by varying tactics to out-smart competition.
Third, some of the players in chess have an extra mental mental power in moving places either diagonally or laterally, vertically slightly some managers needs to be identified in doing an exemplary task of multitasking when the timing is right to be perplexed.
Fourth, in parliamentary procedure to find an edge over the opponent in position some of the players are sacrificed which becomes inevitable. In business this situation takes place more often than not over the profitability issues where we may carry out some stack in society to end the costs or the stipulated time challenges which can not be overridden.
These four characteristics in chess teachers us to evolve us to be a better professional since most of us requires sharpening and preparation for all the possibilities in today's business prospects.
Let's take positions as in the game of chess to conquer the world of business by thorough preparation, implementation and performance.