Strategy Safari A Guided Tour Through The Wilds of Strategic Mangament

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-06-06
  • Publisher: Free Press

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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 ofStrategy 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 Safarimakes 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 Safarimaps the strategic landscape and facilitates intelligent, informed strategy formation.

Author Biography

Henry Mintzberg, author of several seminal books, including Mintzberg on Management and The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning, is the Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University and professor of organization at INSEAD, in France.

Table of Contents

"And Over Here, Ladies and Gentlemen:The Strategic Management Beast"
The Design School
Strategy Formation as a Process of Conception
The Planning School
Strategy Formation as a Formal Process
The Positioning School
Strategy Formation as an Analytical Process
The Entrepreneurial School
Strategy Formation as a Visionary Process
The Cognitive School
Strategy Formation as a Mental Process
The Learning School
Strategy Formation as an Emergent Process
The Power School
Strategy Formation as a Process of Negotiation
The Cultural SchoolStrategy Formation as a Collective Process
The Environmental School
Strategy Formation as a Reactive Process
The Configuration School
Strategy Formation as a Process of Transformation
"Hang On, Ladies and Gentlemen,You Have Yet to Meet the Whole Beast"
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