Hardball: Are You Playing to Play or Playing to Win?

Hardball: Are You Playing to Play or Playing to Win?

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422161869
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 10/12/2004
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 346 KB

About the Author

George Stalk and Rob Lachenauer are Directors of The Boston Consulting Group. Stalk is the author of Competing Against Time, the classic work on time-based competition.

Table of Contents

1The Hardball Manifesto1
2Unleash Massive and Overwhelming Force21
3Exploit Anomalies39
4Threaten Your Competitor's Profit Sanctuaries55
5Take It and Make It Your Own69
6Entice Your Competitor into Retreat87
7Break Compromises103
8Hardball M&A123
9Changes in the Field of Play139
10The Hardball Mindset153
Notes161
Acknowledgments165
Index167
About the Authors175

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The Wall Street Journal

...an intelligent and textured primer...
15 October, 2004

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