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Thinking strategically is what separates managers and leaders. Learn the fundamentals about how to create winning strategy and lead your team to deliver it. From understanding what strategy can do for you, through to creating a strategy and engaging others with strategy, this book offers practical guidance and expert tips. It is peppered with punchy, memorable examples from real leaders winning (and losing) with real world strategies.
It can be read as a whole or you can dip into the easy-to-read, bite-size sections as and when you need to deal with a particular issue. The structure has been specially designed to make sections quick and easy to use youll find yourself referring back to them again and again.
About the author
Reacting is as important as planning
Finding position, intention and direction
Looking for advantages
Making strategic decisions and choices
Getting ahead of your strategic group
Growing your business (again and again)
Going global without going broke
Knowing what you can do best
Managing your strategy process
Meetings for strategic minds
Understanding what can go wrong
Saving your company from failure
Porters 5 forces of competition
Porters generic strategies
Burgelmans strategy dynamics model
Porters value chain
Core competencies and resource-based view
Treacy and Wiersemas value disciplines
Lewins force field analysis
Kotters eight phases of change
Kaplan and Nortons balanced scorecard
Hrebiniaks model of strategy execution
Hammer and Champys business process design
Argyriss double and single loop learning
Mintzbergs deliberate and emergent
Johnsons white space model
Prahalads bottom of the pyramid
Staceys strategy from complexity