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Strategy Dynamics Essentials by Kim Warren

I rated

Strategy Dynamics Essentials by Kim Warren

as a Four Stars book in my review on Amazon.co.uk. This means I think the book Is Good and Well Worth Reading.

Here is my book review.

Turn your strategy into a detailed model and stop it being wishy-washy good intentions

This is not an ordinary book on strategy and therefore it won’t be suitable for many people who are looking for a how to guide.

The author recognises the problem of well meaning but wishy washy strategic plans that are intended to increase long term profits and cash flows but fail to provide a link from strategic objectives through to tactics and performance numbers. [continue reading…]

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The Trouble with Strategy by Kim Warren

The full title of this book by Kim Warren is

The Trouble with Strategy: The brutal reality of why business strategy doesn’t work and what to do about it“.

In my review posted to Amazon.co.uk, I gave this book Five Stars. This means I think it is Excellent and Very Highly Recommended to anyone with a keen interest on business strategy.

Here is my book review.

The current approach to strategy is very sick but there is hope.

This is a hard hitting assessment of the world of strategy and it reveals that it is very sick, heading for intensive care even though many practitioners are in denial.

Academics are criticised for their failure to develop a convincing science of strategy. Too often academic researchers have asked the wrong question in their research and used the wrong methods. It’s no wonder that the answers are superficial and contradictory, even if they sound good and can create gurus. [continue reading…]

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