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Reinventing Strategy : Using Strategic Learning to Create and Sustain Breakthrough Performance - Willie Pietersen

Reinventing Strategy

Using Strategic Learning to Create and Sustain Breakthrough Performance

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Published: 15th March 2002
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At last-a proven system for developing the strategic innovations every company needs to compete and win<br> As everyone knows, today's unprecedented rate of business change demands new levels of strategic insight and adaptability. Reinventing Strategy is the first practical, systematic guide to creating an adaptive enterprise, showing how companies around the world are using the Strategic Learning approach to consistently out think, out maneuver, and out perform their competition. As Willie Pietersen explains, companies that aspire to long-term success must develop and implement strategy as part of a continuous four-step cycle-Learn, Focus, Align, Execute-and he offers dozens of provocative anecdotes and case studies, illustrating how to implement it at every level of an organization. Written with unusual clarity, frankness, and wit, Reinventing Strategy will change the way managers everywhere approach their greatest and most important challenge: the need to make strategy into a tool for ongoing corporate renewal.

"With today's uncertainties, a sound strategy is not enough for business success. Effective, dynamic leadership is more important than ever in piloting an organization through a constantly shifting environment. In this timely book, Willie Pietersen reveals the profound connections between strategy and leadership, and offers a proven method for strengthening both." --Jim Copeland, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

"Relatively few people have the knack for creating business strategies that are truly new and effective. What makes these people special can't be bottled-but in Reinventing Strategy, Willie Pietersen comes close. His Strategic Learning method does more to systemize the process of smart strategy creation than any other approach I've seen." --Faith Popcorn, Author, The Popcorn Report

"Take the business savvy of a former CEO, mix in the leading-edge insights of a faculty member at a top business school, garnish generously with crystal-clear writing, and what do you have? Willie Pietersen's Reinventing Strategy--a must for executives in these turbulent times." --Donald C. Hambrick, Samuel Bronfman Professor of Democratic Business Enterprise, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business

Acknowledgments.

Foreword.

PROLOGUE: The New Leadership Challenge.

INTRODUCTION: A Journey of Discovery.

CHAPTER 1: The New Playing Field.

CHAPTER 2: The Challenge of Change.

CHAPTER 3: The Search for an Answer.

CHAPTER 4: The Strategic Learning Process.

CHAPTER 5: Winning the Battle for Insight: Doing a Situation Analysis.

CHAPTER 6: Defining Your Focus.

CHAPTER 7: Aligning the Organization.

CHAPTER 8: Transforming the Culture.

CHAPTER 9: Overcoming Resistance to Change.

CHAPTER 10: Implementing and Experimenting.

CHAPTER 11: Strategic Learning as a Path to Personal Growth.

CHAPTER 12: Creating an Environment for Success.

SOURCES.

INDEX.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

ISBN: 9780471061908
ISBN-10: 0471061905
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 15th March 2002
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.9 x 16.9  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.47