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Author Rumelt, Richard P

Title Good strategy, bad strategy : the difference and why it matters / Richard P. Rumelt

Publ Info New York : Crown Business, [2011]
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Descript xii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 1: Good and bad strategy -- Good strategy is unexpected -- Discovering power -- Bad strategy -- Why so much bad strategy? -- The kernel of good strategy -- 2: Sources of power -- Using leverage -- Proximate objectives -- Chain-link systems -- Using design -- Focus -- Growth -- Using advantage -- Using dynamics -- Inertia and entropy -- Putting it together -- 3: Thinking like a strategist -- The science of strategy -- Using your head -- Keeping your head
Note Argues that a manager's central responsibility is to create and implement strategies, challenges popular motivational practices, and shares anecdotes discussing how to enable action-oriented plans for real-world results
LC subject Strategic planning
ISBN 9780307886231