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See below for a selection of the latest books from Business strategy category. Presented with a red border are the Business strategy books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Business strategy books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Cut to the Chase A No-Nonsense Approach Towards Strategy and Problem Solving

Cut to the Chase A No-Nonsense Approach Towards Strategy and Problem Solving

Author: Sidharth Balakrishna Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/02/2020

The book covers important aspects of Devising Successful Strategies and implementing Innovation through novel concepts and approaches. It stresses on a practical approach based on the author's learnings from Heading Corporate Strategy at large Indian conglomerates such as the Vedanta and the Essel (Zee) Groups. It covers important new management concepts or a new ways of looking at existing concepts giving many actual examples and illustrations which both mid-and senior level professionals would associate with. The emphasis throughout is on practical challenges and examples relevant to the Indian context, outlining approaches which executives in various companies can adopt to ensure they are more successful and effective in their work.

Reengineering the Corporation A Manifesto for Business Revolution

Reengineering the Corporation A Manifesto for Business Revolution

Author: Michael Hammer, James Champy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Revised and updated for the new economy, this text describes how the radical redesign of a company's processes, organization and culture can achieve a quantum leap in performance. In the 1990s, reengineering was implemented in the back office, the factory and the warehouse. For the new century it is being applied to the front office and the revenue producing side of the business. Business Week dubbed the implementation of e-commerce, e-engineering . The Internet demands new ways of working, and reengineering is the tool that can create them. The new wave of reengineering is breaking down the walls that separate corporations from each other. Processes do not stop at corporate doorsteps. Product development, planning and many other processes are really inter-enterprise in nature; entailing work by both customer and supplier. The Internet facilitates the reengineering of these inter-corporate processes by allowing information to be shared across corporate boundaries.

Time Issues in Strategy and Organization

Time Issues in Strategy and Organization

Author: T.K. Das Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

The field of strategy science has grown in both the diversity of issues it addresses and the increasingly interdisciplinary approaches it adopts in understanding the nature and significance of problems that are continuously emerging in the world of human endeavor. These newer kinds of challenges and opportunities arise in all forms of organizations, encompassing private and public enterprises, and with strategies that experiment with breaking the traditional molds and contours. The field of strategy science is also, perhaps inevitably, being impacted by the proliferation of hybrid organizations such as strategic alliances, the upsurge of approaches that go beyond the customary emphasis on competitiveness and profit making, and the intermixing of time-honored categories of activities such as business, industry, commerce, trade, government, the professions, and so on. The blurring of the boundaries between various areas and types of human activities points to a need for academic research to address the consequential developments in strategic issues. Hence, research and thinking about the nature of issues to be tackled by strategy science should also cultivate requisite variety in issues recognized for research inquiry, including the conceptual foundations of strategy and strategy making, and the examination of the critical roles of strategy makers, strategic thinking, time and temporalities, business and other goal choices, diversity in organizing modes for strategy implementation, and the complexities of managing strategy, to name a few. This book series on Research in Strategy Science aims to provide an outlet for ideas and issues that publications in the field do not provide, either expressly or adequately, especially as regards the comprehensive coverage deserved by certain emerging areas of interest. The topics of the volumes in the series will keep in view this objective to expand the research areas and theoretical approaches routinely found in strategy science, the better to permit expanded and expansive treatments of promising issues that may not sufficiently align with the usual research coverage of publications in the field. Time Issues in Strategy and Organization contains contributions by leading scholars on time issues in the field of strategy science research. The 8 chapters in this volume cover the topics of future orientation in strategy making, time conceptualizations in interorganizational relationships, real-time management in the digital economy, spatio-temporal aspect of strategic leadership, a systemic-cognitive perspective on organizational temporality, ecosystem types and the timing of open innovation strategies, and the temporalities of strategic risk behavior and partner opportunism in strategic alliances. The chapters collectively present a wide-ranging review of the noteworthy research perspectives on the temporal issues in strategy and organization.

Coaching Across Cultures New Tools for Levereging National, Corporate and Professional Differences

Coaching Across Cultures New Tools for Levereging National, Corporate and Professional Differences

Author: Phillipe Rosinski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

As coaches and clients increasingly realise, the demands of business mean that it is now vital to integrate, understand and leverage cultural differences across countries and corporations. This work bridges the gap between coaching and interculturalism.

CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE

CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Cases on Strategic Management Issues in Contemporary Organizations

Cases on Strategic Management Issues in Contemporary Organizations

Author: Mona Rashidirad Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Business strategy is not an abstract concept; it is a type of work that is designed for complex theoretical conceptualization. While there are numerous sources exploring the theoretical ideas of strategy, very few demonstrate the real value of strategy tools, concepts, and models in practice. Cases on Strategic Management Issues in Contemporary Organizations is a pivotal reference source that provides original case studies designed to explore various strategic issues facing contemporary organizations, evaluate the usefulness of strategy tools and models, and examine how successful and failing companies have faced strategic issues with practical ideas and solutions. While highlighting topics such as business ethics, stakeholder analysis, and corporate governance, this publication demonstrates various ways that different models/tools can be applied in different types of companies for various purposes and from diverse perspectives. This book is ideally designed for managers, executives, managing directors, business strategists, industry professionals, students, researchers, and academicians seeking current research on key business framework strategies.

Challenges and Opportunities for the Strategic Management of Family Businesses

Challenges and Opportunities for the Strategic Management of Family Businesses

Author: Jesus Manuel Palma-Ruiz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

The literature on family business has developed significantly over the last years. However, efforts remain to summarize and systematize the main aspects that affect the behavior of this type of company. In this regard, the topic of strategic management has been developed. In this sense, it is especially important to recognize how the family decisively influences the behavior of the company and also to identify how the existence of the company affects family dynamics. Those who manage family businesses, whether family or not, must reconcile both perspectives (business and family) in the definition of strategic objectives, allowing sustainability and continuity in this type of organization. Challenges and Opportunities for the Strategic Management of Family Businesses provides emerging research that covers how strategic management in the family business has been developed and identifies the objectives that sustain this strategic behavior, the main areas of analysis (family and business), the definition of strategies, and their implementation. Also, the authors of this book review the different scenarios for family firms and propose strategies to tackle the challenges and seize the possibilities to grow in a competitive and dynamic environment. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as human capital, organizational leadership, and knowledge creation, this book is ideally designed for family firms, managers, advisors, consultants, policymakers, business professionals, executives, entrepreneurs, researchers, academicians, and students.

Games of Strategy

Games of Strategy

Author: Avinash K. (Princeton University) Dixit, Susan (Wellesley College) Skeath, David McAdams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2020

Games of Strategy is beloved by students and instructors alike for its flexible organisation, focus on problem-solving and engaging and accessible examples from diverse fields, like political science, biology and business. The completely revised Fifth Edition adds the work of David McAdams, especially in the areas of market design and auction theory, and provides new insights into diverse applications, such as billion-dollar buy-outs, job offer negotiation, the Cuban Missile Crisis and collusion in the school milk market.

Cases on Strategic Management Issues in Contemporary Organizations

Cases on Strategic Management Issues in Contemporary Organizations

Author: Mona Rashidirad Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2020

Business strategy is not an abstract concept; it is a type of work that is designed for complex theoretical conceptualization. While there are numerous sources exploring the theoretical ideas of strategy, very few demonstrate the real value of strategy tools, concepts, and models in practice. Cases on Strategic Management Issues in Contemporary Organizations is a pivotal reference source that provides original case studies designed to explore various strategic issues facing contemporary organizations, evaluate the usefulness of strategy tools and models, and examine how successful and failing companies have faced strategic issues with practical ideas and solutions. While highlighting topics such as business ethics, stakeholder analysis, and corporate governance, this publication demonstrates various ways that different models/tools can be applied in different types of companies for various purposes and from diverse perspectives. This book is ideally designed for managers, executives, managing directors, business strategists, industry professionals, students, researchers, and academicians seeking current research on key business framework strategies.

Passing the Torch A Guide to the Succession Planning Process

Passing the Torch A Guide to the Succession Planning Process

Author: Norma Davila, Wanda Pina-Ramirez Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2020

Don't wait for a crisis. Maintain business continuity with a succession plan. One hundred percent of top global companies-and 72 percent of all companies-have a formal succession planning process. If your company is in the minority, a move in the right direction is easier than you may think. Authored by talent development experts Wanda Pina-Ramirez and Norma Davila, this workbook highlights the importance of knowledge transfer in a time of fierce competition for talent, an aging workforce, and a critical shortage of people with the right set of skills. Indispensable for the CEO as well as the small business owner, Passing the Torch presents stories from the boardroom to the family-owned bakery, and from the car dealership to the beach resort hotel. This is a book for all with a stake in maintaining the livelihood of a business and contains templates to guide you through the seven steps of the succession planning life cycle. In this book, you will learn: why all companies, regardless of industry or size, must create a succession plan how to create a business case to guide your company through the succession planning life cycle how to identify key positions and retain key people in your company

The Leadership Lab Understanding Leadership in the 21st Century

The Leadership Lab Understanding Leadership in the 21st Century

Author: Chris Lewis, Dr Pippa Malmgren Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2020

WINNER: Business Book Awards 2019 - Business Book of the Year WINNER: NYC Big Book Award 2019 - Business General Category How can today's business leaders keep up with seismic geopolitical and economic shifts that include Brexit, inflation and the unseating of traditional political powers, and what do these mean for their own leadership narratives? In The Leadership Lab, bestselling author Chris Lewis and superstar megatrends analyst Dr Pippa Malmgren help you lead your team through this change successfully. Covering everything from how to build a new type of leadership trust when other spheres of public power have been overturned, to robots overtaking companies and worldwide indebtedness affecting business, this book explains not only why the old rules no longer apply, but also how to blaze a trail in this new world order and be the best leader you can be. The Leadership Lab includes exclusive interviews with top executives grappling with the new world order and discusses what key global trends keep them awake at night and how they respond to them. It is a must-read for aspiring leaders and C-level executives seeking to develop a real intuition when it comes to dealing with the global currents disrupting business and how to build an empathetic, credible, stable and strong leadership path.

Good Services How to Design Services That Work

Good Services How to Design Services That Work

Author: Louise Downe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/02/2020

Service design is a rapidly growing area of interest in design and business management. There are a lot of books on how to get started, but this is the first book that describes what a 'good' service is and how to design one. This book lays out the essential principles for building services that work well for users. Demystifying what we mean by a 'good' and 'bad' service and describing the common elements within all services that mean they either work for users or don't. A practical book for practitioners and non-practitioners alike interested in better service delivery, this book is the definitive new guide to designing services that work for users.