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The Ultimate Strategy Library: The 50 Most Influential Strategic Ideas of All Time


The Ultimate Strategy Library featuring:
IGOR ANSOFF, Corporate Strategy, 1965
SHONA BROWN & KATHLEEN EISENHARDT, Competing on the Edge, 1998

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The Ultimate Strategy Library featuring:
IGOR ANSOFF, Corporate Strategy, 1965
SHONA BROWN & KATHLEEN EISENHARDT, Competing on the Edge, 1998
LARRY DOWNES & CHUNKA MUI, Unleashing the Killer App, 1998
PETER DRUCKER, The Age of Discontinuity, 1969
SUMANTRA GHOSHAL & CHRISTOPHER A BARTLETT, The Individualised Corporation, 2000
ANDREW GROVE, Only the Paranoid Survive, 1996
GARY HAMEL & C K PRAHALAD, Competing for the Future, 1994
ROBERT S KAPLAN & DAVID P NORTON, The Balanced Scorecard, 1996
REGIS MCKENNA, Real Time, 1997
MARY MODAHL, Now or Never, 2000
GEOFFREY MOORE, Crossing the Chasm, 1991
RICHARD PASCALE, Managing on the Edge, 1990
TOM PETERS AND ROBERT WATERMAN, In Search of Excellence, 1982
MICHAEL PORTER, Competitive Strategy, 1980
PETER SENGE, The Fifth Discipline, 1990
CARL SHAPIRO & HAL R VARION, Information Rules, 1998
THOMAS STEWART, Intellectual Capital, 1997
ALVIN TOFFLER, The Third Wave, 1980
SUN TZU, The Art of War, 500BC
WATTS WACKER & JIM TAYLOR, The 500 Year Delta, 1997
WALT WRISTON, Twilight of Sovereignty, 1992
SHOSHANA ZUBOFF, In the Age of the Smart Machine, 1988

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841121802
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/24/2003
  • Series: Ultimate Series , #11
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

JOHN MIDDLETON is the founder of the Bristol Management Research Centre Recognized as a leading expert in personal and systems thinking technologies, he works as a coach and consultant with individuals and organizations who are determined to make best use of their personal and corporate futures. From 1996 to 2001, he published and edited Future Filter, a bi-monthly business newsletter.

The Ultimate Strategy Library is his seventh book. Previous books include Writing the New Economy (Capstone, 2000) and Smart Things to Know about Your Career (Capstone, 2001). He also contributed four titles to Capstone's innovative Express Exec series.

He is working towards a PhD at the University of Bristol. His e-mail address is:

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Table of Contents

A Brief History of Strategy.
The Ultimate Strategy Library 50.
1 Igor Ansoff, Corporate Strategy (1965).
2 Robert Baldock, The Last Days of the Giants? (2000).
3 Shona Brown & Kathleen Eisenhardt, Competing on the Edge (1998).
4 Frances Cairncross, The Death of Distance (1997).
5 Manuel Castells, The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture (1996, 1997, 1998).
6 Alfred Chandler, Strategy and Structure (1962).
7 James Collins & Jerry Porras, Built to Last (1994).
8 Stan Davis & Christopher Meyer, Blur (1998).
9 Larry Downes & Chunka Mui, Unleashing the Killer App (1998).
10 Peter Drucker, The Age of Discontinuity (1969).
11 Philip Evans & Thomas S Wurster, Blown to Bits (2000).
12 Charles Ferguson, High Stakes, No Prisoners (1999).
13 Sumantra Ghoshal & Christopher Bartlett, The Individualized Corporation (1998).
14 Arie de Geus, The Living Company (1997).
15 Michael Goold, Andrew Campbell & Marcus Alexander, Corporate-Level Strategy (1994).
16 Andrew Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive (1996).
17 Gary Hamel & C K Prahalad, Competing for the Future (1994).
18 Michael Hammer & James Champy, Reengineering the Corporation (1993).
19 Charles Handy, The Age of Unreason (1989).
20 Paul Hawken, Amory B Lovins & L Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism (1999).
21 Robert Kaplan & David Norton, The Balanced Scorecard (1996).
22 John Kay, Foundations of Corporate Success (1993).
23 Kevin Kelly, New Rules for the New Economy (1998).
24 Nicol? Machiavelli, The Prince (1513).
25 Regis McKenna, Real Time (1997).
26 Henry Mintzberg, The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning (1994).
27 Mary Modahl, Now or Never (2000).
28 Geoffrey Moore, Crossing the Chasm (1991).
29 Kenichi Ohmae, The Mind of the Strategist (1982).
30 Richard Pascale & Anthony Athos, The Art of Japanese Management (1981).
31 Richard Pascale, Managing on the Edge (1990).
32 Tom Peters & Robert Waterman, In Search of Excellence (1982).
33 Tom Petzinger, The New Pioneers (1999).
34 B Joseph Pine II & James H Gilmore, The Experience Economy (1999).
35 Michael Porter, Competitive Strategy (1980).
36 Frederick Reichheld, The Loyalty Effect (1996).
37 Jonas Ridderstråle & Kjell Nordstr-m, Funky Business (2000).
38 Peter Schwartz, The Art of the Long View (1991).
39 Peter Senge, The Fifth Discipline (1990).
40 Carl Shapiro & Hal R Varian, Information Rules (1998).
41 David Siegel, Futurize your Enterprise (1999).
42 Thomas Stewart, Intellectual Capital (1997).
43 Don Tapscott, Digital Capital (2000).
44 Noel Tichy, Managing Strategic Change (1983).
45 Alvin Toffl er, The Third Wave (1980).
46 Sun Tzu, The Art of War (500 BC).
47 Watts Wacker & Jim Taylor, with Howard Means, The 500 Year Delta (1997).
48 Michael J Wolf, The Entertainment Economy (1999).
49 Walt Wriston, The Twilight of Sovereignty (1992).
50 Shoshana Zuboff, In the Age of the Smart Machine (1988).
Coda: The Future of Strategy.
Annotated Bibliography
Glossary of Strategy Terms
About the Author

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