Business strategy : plan, execute, win / Patrick J. Stroh.Material type: TextPublisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2014Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118893227 (epub); 1118893220 (epub); 9781118893210 (pdf); 1118893212 (pdf); 9781118896006 (electronic bk.); 1118896009 (electronic bk.); 1118878442; 9781118878446Subject(s): Strategic planning | Leadership | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management | Management | Leadership | Strategic planningGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Business strategyDDC classification: 658.4/012 LOC classification: HD30.28Other classification: BUS041000 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
"In today's fast-moving and competitive business environment, strong leadership, insightful strategy, and effective innovation are critical links to staying ahead of your competition. Getting your business house in order can often be complicated, but does it really have to be? How do you take MBA 101 lessons, great models, and exceptional concepts and put them into play in the real world? Business Strategy: Plan, Execute, Win! strives to answers these questions in an educational and entertaining format. Working as a Fortune 20 practitioner with C-level executives, author Patrick Stroh has a keen understanding of the role played by current day strategists. With 5 chapters following the format of "All I Ever Needed to Learn About Business Strategy I Learned..." At the Movies, On the Farm, On Shark Tank, On Hell's Kitchen, and From the Bible, readers will gain valuable strategic insight regardless of industry, business maturity, or current business turbulence and how to apply these insights based on the factors impacting their own business. Each chapter ends with a One Chapter Conclusion, Two Gold Nuggets the reader is to write down and Three Additional Resources/Tools for more information, offering a practical roadmap to simplifying your success"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Business Strategy: Plan, Execute, Win!; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Level Setting/Foundation; Chapter 1: Evolution of Strategic Planning and Today's Role: Chief Strategy Officer; Evolution of Strategic Planning; New Role: Chief Strategy Officer; Strategy Starts at the Top; Why Can't This Role Simply Remain with the CEO/President?; Is Business Strategy Work a Full-Time Job? Isn't Business Strategy Work a Once-a-Year Job?; What Type of Chief Strategy Officer Is Needed?; CSO: A Distributed Solution versus a Singular Role; Summary.
Chapter 2: Emotional Intelligence: Being "Facilitative and Consultative"Characterizations; Innovation and Linkage to Business Strategy; Summary; Part II: Parables that Teach and Portray Business Strategy; Chapter 3: Everything I Needed to Learn about Business Strategy I Learned . . . from Hell's Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares; Hell's Kitchen; An Incredible Sous-Chef Makes a Big Difference; Know Your Sweet Spot; Running the Pass; Competing Restaurants; Perform Like a Champion; Kitchen Nightmares; Know Your Customers, and Listen to Them; I Am the God of Food.
It's Not My Fault, They Didn't Tell Me!Not Managing the Details; Are You Tasting Your Food?; Simplicity and Its Impact on Execution; Counting Coins in the Kitchen; Final Plating of This Chapter; Summary; Chapter 4: Everything I Needed to Learn about Business Strategy I Learned . . . at the Movies; 21 Movies: Six Lessons on Business Strategy; Passion/Motivation; Imagination/Innovation; Planning; Values and Teamwork; Customer Experience; Knowing Your Market/Strategic Intel; The Final Scene; Summary.
Chapter 5: Everything I Needed to Learn about Business Strategy I Learned . . . Growing Up on a FarmHard Work; Being the Boss; Planning and Executing; Technology; Milk Co-ops; Innovation; Outsourcing; Delegation; Sharpening the Saw; Summary; Chapter 6: Everything I Needed to Learn about Business Strategy I Learned . . .from the Bible; Five Themes of Business Parables from the Bible; Vision/Planning; Communications and Listening to Customers; Roles and Responsibilities; Seeking Counsel and Direction; Execution; Final Closing Point; Summary.
Chapter 7: Everything I Needed to Learn about Business Strategy I Learned . . . from Shark TankTypical Questions the Sharks Ask All Presenters; Round 2: Shark Personalities; Summary; Part III: Tools, Resources, and Conclusions; Chapter 8: The Strategy Toolbox and Other References; 13 Lucky Models and Methods; Personal Top 12 Most Valuable Business Books of All Time; One Final Tool; Chapter 9: Winning Checklist: How to Succeed in Business Strategy; Winning Conclusions and Summary; A Closing Song; About the Author; Index.