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Competing for the Futureby Gary Hamel
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Admonishes those promoting restructuring and downsizing as a serious strategic solution to the complexities of the global business community while suggesting sound, imaginative approaches that address the real dynamics.
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This text develops a coherent model for how today's executives can identify and accomplish goals in tomorrow's marketplace. The strategy addresses how executives can ease the tension between competing today and clearing a path toward leadership in the future.
With Competing for the Future, managers have seen how they can reshape their industries. Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad offer a masterful blueprint for what your company must be doing today if it is to occupy the competitive high ground of tomorrow. By showing that the key to future industry leadership is to develop an independent point of view about tomorrow's opportunities and build capabilities that exploit them, Hamel and Prahalad reveal an entirely new definition of what it means to be strategic - and successful.
New competitive realities have ruptured industry boundaries, overthrown much of standard management practice, and rendered conventional models of strategy and growth obsolete. In their stead have come the powerful ideas and methodologies of Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad, whose much-revered thinking has already engendered a new language of strategy. In this book, they develop a coherent model for how today's executives can identify and accomplish no less than heroic goals in tomorrow's marketplace. Their masterful blueprint addresses how executives can ease the tension between competing today and clearing a path toward leadership in the future.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-306) and index.
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