The writings of the American management-guru and Harvard-Professor Michael E-Porter are considered to be among the most influential of their subject – and among the most critiqued ones.
Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change
For me, this book turned out to be the perfect reading when I was unsatisfied with the traditional strategic planning process in our dynamic, volatile, and unpredictable world:
Strategy making in the past and today – Part 2: Problems with the traditional strategy process
This part two of our article series about traditional and new approaches to strategy development looks at the problems related to the traditional strategy process. They mainly arise from today’s dynamic and unpredictable business environment – a condition that the original process was not designed for.
Strategy making in the past and today – Part 1: The traditional strategy process
Management theory and practice widely accept today that businesses operate in a more and more complex, dynamic, less predictable environment. This situation requires managers to develop new ways of thinking and acting. Nevertheless, many managers still follow the old approach of strategic positioning and strategic planning. This basic model proved to be very worthwhile for […]
The big shift in strategy
The last decades have brought a dramatic change in the external environment for almost every business. What has been a fairly stable and predictable landscape for a very long time has become a mix of dynamic, ever-changing and unpredictable forces. It is almost common sense now that the traditional approach to strategy, which builds on […]