Three Moves Ahead: What Chess Can Teach You About Business [NOOK Book]

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Three Moves Ahead

In today's fast-moving Information Age, traditional business-planning tools are rapidly becoming obsolete. Yet the competitive, ever-changing marketplace demands that executives move quickly or risk becoming relics.

In Three Moves Ahead, business leader and chess expert Bob Rice offers an entertaining, practical response to this modern dilemma. He shows how the world's top executives use chess tactics to thrive in the face of ...

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Three Moves Ahead: What Chess Can Teach You About Business

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Overview

Three Moves Ahead

In today's fast-moving Information Age, traditional business-planning tools are rapidly becoming obsolete. Yet the competitive, ever-changing marketplace demands that executives move quickly or risk becoming relics.

In Three Moves Ahead, business leader and chess expert Bob Rice offers an entertaining, practical response to this modern dilemma. He shows how the world's top executives use chess tactics to thrive in the face of incalculable complexities and unexpected change. Written for nonplayers, this witty, smart guide is filled with real-world examples of how to win the game of business by applying chess strategies honed from over 1,000 years of competition.

With incisive prose, Rice clearly shows how to use these principles to attack competitors, defend turf, and crack new markets. He demonstrates how a "Strong Square" strategy drove Adobe's rise from niche player to industry powerhouse, how Kodak is reviving its fortunes with an "Exchange Sacrifice," and how Google is creating holes in Microsoft's position with a "Minority Attack." Most importantly, Three Moves Ahead also shows how to "Stay Ahead On the Clock" and avoid the fate of companies like Polaroid, Gateway, and our dearly departed Ma Bell.

Insightful and clever, Three Moves Ahead shows how anyone can navigate strategically through the most disruptive period in business history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118039328
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/16/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,267,675
  • File size: 519 KB

Meet the Author

Bob Rice war Partner der an der Wall Street angesehenen Milbank, Tweed, Hadley und McCloy bevor er seine Karriere als Unternehmer begann. Er war zusammen mit Gary Kasparov Mitbegründer der Professional Chess Association und inszenierte mehrere internationale Schachturniere, sowie eine erfolgreiche Serie auf ESPN. 1995 gründete er die NASDAQ-notierte Firma für softwarebasierte Graphik Viewpoint und stand dieser als CEO bis 2004 vor. Nun ist er Partner einer Unternehmenfinanzierungsgruppe in Manhattan.
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Table of Contents

Preface.

1 The Wall Street Chess Club.

2 Three Moves Ahead?

3 First Mover.

4 On the Clock.

5 Bad Bishops.

6 Lucky or Good?

7 Strong Squares.

8 Sac the Exchange!

9 Classic Tactics.

10 Decisions, Decisions.

A Postgame Recap.

Notes.

About the Author.

Index.

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