Strategy Safari: A Guided Tour through the Wilds of Strategic Management

Strategy Safari: A Guided Tour through the Wilds of Strategic Management

by Henry Mintzberg, Joseph Lampel, Bruce Ahlstrand
     
 

ISBN-10: 0743270576

ISBN-13: 9780743270571

Pub. Date: 05/31/2005

Publisher: Free Press

Strategy Safari, the international bestseller on strategy by leading management thinker Henry Mintzberg and his colleagues Bruce Ahlstrand and Joseph Lampel, is widely considered a classic work in the field.
No other book synthesizes the entire history and evolution of strategic management in so lively and entertaining a fashion. Since the initial

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Strategy Safari, the international bestseller on strategy by leading management thinker Henry Mintzberg and his colleagues Bruce Ahlstrand and Joseph Lampel, is widely considered a classic work in the field.
No other book synthesizes the entire history and evolution of strategic management in so lively and entertaining a fashion. Since the initial publication of Strategy Safari, managers, consultants, and academics all over the world have found this book an indispensable and delightful tool — it has been translated into more than ten languages, including Chinese, Russian, and French, and has been used in top MBA programs worldwide.
Strategy Safari makes sense of a field that often seems to make no sense. Mintzberg, Ahlstrand, and Lampel pair their sweeping vision of strategy making with an authoritative catalog in which they identify ten schools of strategy that have emerged over the past four decades.
Why struggle through the vast, confusing terrain of strategy formation? With clarity and depth, Strategy Safari maps the strategic landscape and facilitates intelligent, informed strategy formation.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743270571
Publisher:
Free Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
351,376
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Embarkation

1 "And Over Here, Ladies and Gentlemen:

The Strategic Management Beast"

2 The Design School

Strategy Formation as a Process of Conception

3 The Planning School

Strategy Formation as a Formal Process

4 The Positioning School
Strategy Formation as an Analytical Process

5 The Entrepreneurial School

Strategy Formation as a Visionary Process

6 The Cognitive School

Strategy Formation as a Mental Process

7 The Learning School

Strategy Formation as an Emergent Process

8 The Power School

Strategy Formation as a Process of Negotiation

9 The Cultural School

Strategy Formation as a Collective Process

10 The Environmental School

Strategy Formation as a Reactive Process

11 The Configuration School

Strategy Formation as a Process of Transformation

12 "Hang On, Ladies and Gentlemen,

You Have Yet to Meet the Whole Beast"

References

Index

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