Best Business Books 2014 : Strategy + Business Magazine
by Howard / Tuesday, 25 November 2014 / Published in Bookshelf, Community, Competency, Competitiveness, Continuous Improvement, Leadership, Opportunism, Personal Effectiveness, Planning, Vision
Notwithstanding all the carefully plotted doctoral dissertations, countless hours of research, and contentious discussions among serious management thinkers, strategy boils down to three fundamental questions: First, how can you differentiate yourself from the competition in the way you create value? Second, what capabilities do you have that are distinct from those of your rivals and essential to your particular way of creating value? Third, what businesses should you be in, and what products and services should you offer, given your chosen approach to creating value and your particular set of distinctive capabilities?