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Unblocking strategy

Unblocking strategy This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.Design/methodology/approachThis briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.FindingsCasting aside the well-worn mantras about failure in management circles – “Fail to prepare and prepare to fail,”, etc. – and then when reading about management techniques or strategy, there is often a focus on what managers SHOULD do are actions they MUST take, rather than any highlighting of what NOT to do in a given situation. Management case studies do include failures sometimes, with estimated failures of strategy implementation of up to 70 per cent, a large proportion of those ever see the light of day.Originality/valueThe briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Strategic Direction Emerald Publishing

Unblocking strategy

Strategic Direction , Volume 35 (7): 3 – Jul 11, 2019

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
© Emerald Publishing Limited
ISSN
0258-0543
DOI
10.1108/sd-04-2019-0078
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Abstract

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.Design/methodology/approachThis briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.FindingsCasting aside the well-worn mantras about failure in management circles – “Fail to prepare and prepare to fail,”, etc. – and then when reading about management techniques or strategy, there is often a focus on what managers SHOULD do are actions they MUST take, rather than any highlighting of what NOT to do in a given situation. Management case studies do include failures sometimes, with estimated failures of strategy implementation of up to 70 per cent, a large proportion of those ever see the light of day.Originality/valueThe briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

Journal

Strategic DirectionEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 11, 2019

Keywords: Causality; Organizational change; Failure; Relationships; Strategy implementation

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