Strategy Management Blog

February 24, 2018

Report now published: Observations and Lessons Learned International Conferences in Strategy

The purpose of this White Paper is to provide a summary of observations and learning gleaned from presenters and attendees who participated in our strategy conf...

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August 29, 2017

Check out our Latest White Paper: If the Balance Sheet provides a “Window to the Company”: What is the Purpose of Strategy?

In this white paper, we explore the purpose of strategy and its effectiveness in the delivery of change in organisations. We introduce the topic with an overvie...

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August 12, 2017

A new era of competition needs new perspectives of strategy: Can Tesla lead the way?

In this paper, we build on our observation that in order for Tesla, the recently emerged automotive power house, to survive it must recognise the need for it to...

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August 1, 2017

Shelley’s Dilemma: At what point do I stop planning and start strategising?

In our exploration of the growth of Shelley’s retail store – from a food and drink micro store to an international conglomeration focusing on the provision ...

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July 12, 2017

Strategy Remastered: Culture Doesn’t Eat Strategy for Breakfast, Culture IS Strategy

In general, it is accepted wisdom hat the throwaway “culture eats strategy for breakfast” is somewhat trite, and vague in meaning. On further reflection on...

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July 3, 2017

Journal coverage for smiknowledge conference

Two prestigious international business journals have agreed to prepare special issue publications of smiknowledge conference proceedings. They are: The Asia ...

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June 23, 2017

Brexit – how hard the landing? What is the view of Brexit from the perspective of future trading partners?

To date it seems that UK based business has had little input to the idea of Brexit. An apparently weakened government representation at the EU negotiation table...

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June 19, 2017

Clouded Vision and Poorsight: How do Trump, May and Macron’s decision-making boundaries differ?

‘Sight’ isn’t a widely recognised strategy tool and yet it is critical to decisive, informed strategic thinking. By ‘sight’ I don’t mean the phys...

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June 13, 2017

Updated: From steam power to electric powered digitisation: The problem with making the mid-west rust belt shiny again

You never know which line of thought President Donald Trump is following when it comes to his expression of opinion. On the one hand, he recently invited the...

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June 5, 2017

Strategy Remastered: Time to abandon KISS, SWOT, Three Horizons and more: The future has arrived

Every time I work with a leadership team to assess the future of a ‘world beating’ innovation I have noticed one thing about the cognitive process; that is,...

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