STRATEGIC planning

STRATEGIC planning

 
The New Corporate Facts of Life Rivenburgh, Diana AMACOM , 2012 Business Strategy, Innovation

Though many people think the government holds the ultimate responsibility for solving society’s problems, in today’s rapidly changing world it is businesses that will harness the forces of change to create a better,...

 
 
Successful Acquisitions Braun, David AMACOM , 2013 Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship

About three-quarters of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) fail to yield the positive outcomes the initiating companies expected. The failure rate is so high because most M&As are reactive, often impulse buys that...

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Leading Change Kotter, John P. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Change Management

How have the issues facing managers and leaders today changed in the last decades? John P. Kotter argues that they have not. In  Leading Change, Kotter shows how despite decades of study and...

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The Other Side of Innovation Govindarajan, Vijay | Trimble, Chris Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2010 Innovation

Companies fail to innovate when they put more energy and resources into generating “big ideas” than they do implementing them. In  The Other Side of Innovation, Vijay Govindarajan and Chris...

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Blue Ocean Strategy Kim, W. Chan | Mauborgne, Renée Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2005 Business Strategy, Innovation, Major Works

In the continual quest for sustainable growth, companies have traditionally focused on the competition. They have fought over the same customers, tried to improve on the same benefits, and hoped to wring profits from a...

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The End of Competitive Advantage Gunther McGrath, Rita Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2013 Business Strategy

Yesterday’s approaches to business strategy largely share the fundamental goal of developing and maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage. In The End of Competitive Advantage, strategy expert...

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The Future of Boards Lorsch, Jay W. (editor) Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Business Strategy, Leadership

As business becomes increasingly global, corporations are becoming more complex, therefore effective governance is vital to their continued existence. In The Future of Boards, Jay W. Lorsch, professor...

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Groundswell Li, Charlene | Bernoff, Josh Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2011 Technology

In Groundswell, Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff navigate the swelling sea of interactive technology, showing how successful companies have harnessed the power of interactive technology to achieve a more...

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Repeatability Zook, Chris | Allen, James Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Business Strategy

In today’s business world, successful strategies rely less on detailed blueprints than on a general plan that can be adapted as company needs and market demands change. In Repeatability, Chris Zook and...

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Understanding Michael Porter Magretta, Joan Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Business Strategy, Major Works

In Understanding Michael Porter, Joan Magretta distills the essential principles taught by business guru Michael Porter in developing winning strategies that produce sustainable competitive advantages...

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