Strategic IQ: Creating Smarter Corporations

Strategic IQ: Creating Smarter Corporations

by John Wells


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ISBN-13: 9780470978283
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/13/2012
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

John Wells is Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School. He teaches many courses on strategy innovation and change in the MBA and Executive Development programs, including his own courses on Strategic IQ.
Dr Wells graduated with a double first in physics from Oxford University, specializing in nuclear and solid state. He received his MBA and DBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a George F Baker Scholar, graduating first his class, and a Dean's Doctoral Fellow.
Dr Wells has combined a career in academia with extensive business experience. He has been a senior executive, a director, a business school president, and a CEO. He has also been an advisor, a coach and a facilitator to senior executives and firms, large and small, in numerous sectors of the economy. He has also advised governments on competitiveness.
Dr Wells has written over 50 cases on strategy and innovation and speaks regularly on the subject around the world. His wide-ranging research interests include business model innovation, social strategy, responsible leadership, relevant learning and family capitalism.

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Table of Contents




Chapter 1.1 The Need for Smart Strategy

Chapter 1.2 Low Strategic Intelligence

Chapter 1.3 What is Strategy?

Chapter 1.4 Moderate Strategic Intelligence

Chapter 1.5 High Strategic Intelligence


Chapter 2.1 The Need for Smart Structure

Chapter 2.2 Smart Asset Management

Chapter 2.3 Formal Architecture – Navigating the Architecture Labyrinth

Chapter 2.4 Informal Architecture – Leveraging Social Mechanics

Chapter 2.5 Towards Smarter Structure


Chapter 3.1 The Need for Smart Minds

Chapter 3.2 What is a Mind?

Chapter 3.3 Hiring Smart Minds

Chapter 3.4 Addressing Basic Human Needs

Chapter 3.5 Harnessing Insatiable Human Needs



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