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A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Strategy

by Chris Carter, Stewart R. Clegg, Martin Kornberger

Part of the Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books Series

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Strategy Synopsis

'If strategy is the queen of business, then this book offers us the perfect introduction to her court! It is accessible, lively, and informative. The book repays the reader with wonderful account of how strategy works. It also lets the reader in on some of the darker secrets of strategy' - Andre Spicer, Associate Professor of Organisation Studies, Warwick Business School Studying Strategy is a welcoming, lively and thought provoking account that helps students get to grips with strategy's key issues and broad debates and introduce them to the latest ideas. Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the `Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap' series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way. Suitable for students of strategy at Undergraduate, Masters and MBA level, professionals involved in strategic decision making and anyone interested in how strategy works.

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Strategy Press Reviews

'I love this book...it is novel, punchy and extremely well written. It takes the pomposity out of strategic management, showing that strategy is everywhere and can really help with the complicated jargon. A great read, buy it!' - Cary L. Cooper, Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health Lancaster University Management School 'If strategy is the queen of business, then this book offers us the perfect introduction to her court! It is accessable, lively, and informative. The book repays the reader with wonderful account of how strategy works. It also lets the reader in on some of the darker secrets of strategy' - Andre Spicer, Associate Professor of Organisation Studies Warwick Business School

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412947862
Publication date: 17th September 2008
Author: Chris Carter, Stewart R. Clegg, Martin Kornberger
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: Business strategy,

About Chris Carter, Stewart R. Clegg, Martin Kornberger

Professor Chris Carter is from Cornwall, he teaches strategy at the University of St Andrews and also holds a visiting fellowship at the University of Technology, Sydney. His research explores the politics of strategy and campaigns. Chris received his PhD in Organization Theory from Aston Business School. He lives in Edinburgh. Stewart Clegg is a prolific publisher of several hundred articles in leading academic journals in strategy, social science, management and organization theory; is also the author and editor of about fifty books, as well as a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences, a Distinguished Fellow of the ...

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