Business Strategy

Business Strategy

 
Shapeholders Kennedy, Mark R. Columbia University Press , 2017 Business Strategy

Various organizations and individuals, ranging from social activists to politicians, have significant power over businesses, even though they have no stake in those companies. Mark R. Kennedy refers to these players as...

 
 
Competing on Analytics Davenport, Thomas H. | Harris, Jeanne G. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2017 Business Strategy

Analytics can be a powerful way for companies to develop a competitive advantage. However, utilizing analytics to their fullest requires new technologies, types of talent, and business models. In Competing on...

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Beating the Commodity Trap D’Aveni, Richard A. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2010 Business Strategy

No matter how unique a product or service is when it first enters the market, eventually it will be commoditized—or rendered indistinguishable from its competition through hypercompetitive market forces. To avoid the...

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Core Gaught, Neil Taylor & Francis Group , 2018 Business Strategy

Organizations require a strong single organizing idea (SOI) to meet contemporary challenges and the expectations of modern stakeholders. In Core, Neil Gaught offers a practical approach to crafting and...

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Exception to the Rule Rea, PhD, Peter J. | Stoller, MD, MS, James K. | Kolp, PhD, Alan McGraw-Hill Education , 2018 Business Strategy

A common “rule” often repeated in business literature is “If you want more of a behavior, reward it; if you want less of a behavior, punish it.” This dualistic engagement/compliance approach has major limitations,...

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Smart Collaboration Gardner, Heidi K. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2016 Business Strategy

In Smart Collaboration, Heidi K. Gardner teaches leaders how to foster the kind of collaboration that will deliver higher margins, enhance customer loyalty, attract and retain top talent, and attain an...

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Powerhouse MacNeice, Brian | Bowen, James Kogan Page Limited , 2016 Business Strategy

“Powerhouse” companies are, above all, fluid and able to change with diverse and unexpected circumstances. In their book Powerhouse, Brian MacNeice and James Bowen present case studies and examples to...

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Reading the Comments Reagle, Jr., Joseph M. MIT Press , 2015 Business Strategy

Businesses live and die by product and service reviews from customers, online communities of fans, and ratings services. In Reading the Comments, Joseph M. Reagle, Jr. maps the potentially dangerous...

 
 
The Signals Are Talking Webb, Amy Hachette Book Group, Inc. , 2016 Business Strategy

Although it may seem as though the future arrives suddenly and out of nowhere, it really forms slowly over time. Signs signaling what’s to come in the future often already exist in the world—as long as you know where...

 
 
Shift Ahead Adamson, Allen | Steckel, Joel AMACOM , 2018 Business Strategy

Businesses that remain relevant over time have a deep understanding of why they matter to their customers. When market conditions change as rapidly as they do today, however, it can be difficult for businesses to...

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