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A New Metaphor for Strategic Fit All That Jazz

A New Metaphor for Strategic Fit All That Jazz Outlines three metaphors which can be used to help understand thestrategy process. These are the jigsaw puzzle, theice skater and the jazz band. The suggestion isthat the first two suffer from a number of limitations which the thirdattempts to address. The jazz band metaphor helps toidentify some of the features which might be expected to contribute toeffective strategic management. Draws out some pointers for managers aredrawn out from the discussion. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Leadership & Organization Development Journal Emerald Publishing

A New Metaphor for Strategic Fit All That Jazz

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0143-7739
DOI
10.1108/01437739210016222
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Abstract

Outlines three metaphors which can be used to help understand thestrategy process. These are the jigsaw puzzle, theice skater and the jazz band. The suggestion isthat the first two suffer from a number of limitations which the thirdattempts to address. The jazz band metaphor helps toidentify some of the features which might be expected to contribute toeffective strategic management. Draws out some pointers for managers aredrawn out from the discussion.

Journal

Leadership & Organization Development JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1992

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