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7 edition of Making Sense of Strategy found in the catalog.

Making Sense of Strategy

by Anthony D. Manning

  • 287 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by American Management Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business strategy,
  • Strategic Planning,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Investments & Securities - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8043240M
    ISBN 100814471560
    ISBN 109780814471562

      Making Sense of War provides a comprehensive and clear analysis of the complex business of waging war. It gives readers a thorough understanding of the key concepts in strategic thought, concepts that have endured since the Athenian general Thucydides and the Chinese philosopher/warrior Sun Tzu first wrote about strategy some years ago. It also examines the influence on strategic . Tony Manning is the author of Making Sense of Strategy ( avg rating, 18 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), What's Wrong With Management and How to /5.

    Strategy isn’t something that’s taught well in school. Hell, most people probably couldn’t tell you the difference between “strategy” and “tactics” (or even know there is a difference.). This is unfortunate, because strategy is something that is critically relevant to .   Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here 'Demystifies strategy making while at the same time deepening our understanding of what the process entails. Their work is a marvellous guide for those striving to make sense of complexity' - Karl E. Weick, Rensis Likert Distinguished University Professor of Organizational Behavior and Psychology, University of Michigan 'This book .

    Sensemaking or sense-making is the process by which people give meaning to their collective experiences. It has been defined as "the ongoing retrospective development of plausible images that rationalize what people are doing" (Weick, Sutcliffe, & Obstfeld, , p. ).The concept was introduced to organizational studies by Karl E. Weick in the s and has affected both theory and . In the last twenty years the legal profession has seen dramatic changes. Law firms, large or small, have had to manage through these changes. Some firms have been more successful than others, but on the whole the profession has emerged leaner and Sense of Law Firms is the first book to take a systematic look at the strategy, structure and ownership of law firms and, as such, it.


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It provides a proven, practical way to think about what’s happening around you and to create an effective strategy /5(9). Making Sense of Strategy. Aimed at strategic planners, chief executives and mid-level to senior managers, this volume spells out the questions that need to be asked about strategy and offers 10 principles that every organization and its people should adopt/5.

Making Sense of Strategy - Anthony D. Manning - Google Books. Business strategy is not rocket science. Its about using pertinent information to make smart decisions, and doing it fast enough to keep your business ahead of the curve. And while many companies have embraced the 24/7 business paradigm, their strategies come from the 9-to-5 era.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. It is the internal organizational dynamics of strategy-making, whether they be managing stakeholders, facilitating group strategy workshops, dealing with organizational politics, identifying sources of competitive advantage or mapping out strategies, which determine strategic success.

At its core the book advances a very simple, yet absolutely fundamental notion that strategy-making is inherently a Cited by: Making Sense of War provides a comprehensive and clear analysis of the complex business of waging war.

It gives readers a thorough understanding of the key concepts in strategic thought, concepts that have endured since the Athenian general Thucydides and the Chinese philosopher/warrior Sun Tzu first wrote about strategy some years by: 2. Making Sense of Strategy by Tony Manning.

In his introduction, Tony Manning refers to the vast amount of management literature, which is accompanied by courses, speeches, consulting products and all these things that keep a whole industry alive. Browse Books. Home Browse by Title Books Making sense of strategy.

Making sense of strategy March March Read More. Author: Tony Manning; Publisher: Amacom; A Division of American Management Associ West 50th Street New York, NY; United States; ISBN:. Making Sense of War provides a comprehensive and clear analysis of the complex business of waging war.

Employing a thematic approach and using historical examples from BCE to the present, it discusses the constraints and opportunities facing military commanders in the 21st by: 2.

Making Sense of Strategy is mostly about making people think for themself. While still showing that we understand the competing theories. I’ve been looking at Henry Mintzberg‘s five P’s (Plan, Ploy, Pattern, Position, Perspective). Richard Whittington‘s 3 P’s (Practitioners, Practice & Praxis).

It looks like Strategy theorists just love P’ing. This book by Sean Covey, Chris McChesney and Jim Huling is the most straightforward and practical book on this list. Sure, learning the history of strategy and how other people or companies have employed strategy can be informative, but nothing is as helpful as having useable takeaways that will be relevant no matter your discipline or specialty.

Plain and simple, most strategic planning efforts fail because they can't keep up with the evolving demands of the market. Standing apart from the piles of discarded management wisdom, Making Sense of Strategy provides real, practical insights and advice for 21st-century businesses/5(18).

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This is strategy as it is meant to be addressed. Straightforward, demystified, accessible and understandable. Successful strategy implementation of /5(8). Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This volume spells out the questions that need to be asked about strategy and offers 10 principles that.

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Their work is a marvellous guide for those striving to make sense of complexity Karl E. Weick. Makes Sense Strategies Makes Sense Strategies is a collection of powerful techniques and tools for differentiating curriculum, planning and implementing instruction, and assessing student learning.

In part, it's a curriculum because students learn new strategies and thinking skills when teachers employ the MSS strategies. Making Sense of War provides a comprehensive and clear analysis of the complex business of waging war.

It gives readers a thorough understanding of the key concepts in strategic thought, concepts that have endured since the Athenian general Thucydides and the Chinese philosopher/warrior Sun Tzu first wrote about strategy some years ago/5(14).

Making Sense of Strategy reprinted six times, now only available as Kindle download from Amazon I wrote Making Sense of Strategy because I’d read too many books that were too long, too complex, and too this one is mercifully short and to the point.

It offers down-to-earth advice that applies to any business, and that you can use right away. Making Sense of Strategy Tony Manning, Author, Anthony D. Manning, Author AMACOM/American Management Association $ (p) ISBN Buy this book.Get this from a library!

Making sense of strategy. [Anthony D Manning] -- Business strategy is not rocket science. It's about using pertinent information to make smart decisions, and doing it fast enough to keep your business ahead of the curve.

And while many companies.Making Sense of Strategy is very much a concept book; there are no examples drawn from this company or that to show his theses at work. There is a raft of charts and graphics -- especially for such a short book -- but they range from simplistic to overly complex or confusing; few really seem to add value.