HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy (including featured article “What Is Strategy?” by Michael E. Porter)

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy (including featured article “What Is Strategy?” by Michael E. Porter)

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Is your company spending too much time on strategy development—with too little to show for it?

If you read nothing else on strategy, read these 10 articles (featuring “What Is Strategy?” by Michael E. Porter). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you catalyze your organization's strategy development and execution.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy will inspire you to:

• Distinguish your company from rivals
• Clarify what your company will and won't do
• Craft a vision for an uncertain future
• Create blue oceans of uncontested market space
• Use the Balanced Scorecard to measure your strategy
• Capture your strategy in a memorable phrase
• Make priorities explicit
• Allocate resources early
• Clarify decision rights for faster decision making"

This collection of best-selling articles includes: featured article "What Is Strategy?" by Michael E. Porter, "The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy," "Building Your Company's Vision," "Reinventing Your Business Model," "Blue Ocean Strategy," "The Secrets to Successful Strategy Execution," "Using the Balanced Scorecard as a Strategic Management System," "Transforming Corner-Office Strategy into Frontline Action," "Turning Great Strategy into Great Performance," and "Who Has the D? How Clear Decision Roles Enhance Organizational Performance."

Title:HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy (including featured article “What Is Strategy?” by Michael E. Porter)
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781422157985
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    HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy (including featured article “What Is Strategy?” by Michael E. Porter) Reviews

  • Trinh Chau

    A good set of article for corporate strategy. 1. WHAT IS STRATEGY?- Operational Effectiveness is different from Strategy. The former, meaning to perform BETTER than rival with SIMILAR activities, is a...

  • Abdurrahman AlQahtani

    This is just an amazing set of articles around strategy. The first two from Michael Porter were tough ones, i could berely follow to a degree i was thinking to drop the book. I skipped the second arti...

  • Hctor Ivn Patricio Moreno

    I don't know if this could be called a 'book' in all the extension of the word, but this is one of the most instructive books I've read in my life (although I haven't read that much).It may be because...

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  • Jan

    A fairly good mix of usefull nuggets and some hot air drivel...

  • Todd Davidson

    Some 5 star essays, some 2 star essays....

  • Teresa Ge

    Good book, but 2 out of 10 was read from other sources.Table of Contents1. What Is Strategy? Porter, Michael E.2. The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy Michael E. Porter3. Building Your Comp...

  • Madhur Bhargava

    The book's cover title says it all - "If you've read nothing else on strategy, read these definitive articles from HBR". I found almost all the articles presented in this book very enlightening and fi...

  • Bayo Ibi

    Not so much a book per se than a collection of articles from a pretty solid cast of contributors. For those interested in this type of thing, some strong pieces on business strategy/ strategic managem...

  • zkan Tezgin

    I used this book for my Strategy class in Oxford. Strategy could be quite boring and daunting topic to study for a finance student. However this book will make you love strategy with its engaging and ...