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The Lords of Strategy
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Table of Contents Preface: Three Common Suppositions to Be Discarded 1. Strategy as a Case to Be Cracked 2. Bruce Henderson Defines the Subject 3. The Experience Curve Delivers a Shock 4. Loading the Matrix 5. What Bill Bain Wanted 6. Waking Up McKinsey 7. Michael Porter Encounters the Surreal 8. The Human Stain 9. The Paradigm That Failed? 10. Struggling to Make Something Actually Happen 11. Breaking the World Into Finer Pieces 12. The Wizards of Finance Reveal Strategy's True Purpose 13. How Competencies Came to Be Core 14. The Revolution Conquers the World 15. Three Versions of Strategy as People Coda: The Future of Corporate Strategy

About the Author

Walter Kiechel III has been the editorial director of Harvard Business Publishing and the managing editor at Fortune magazine. He has written articles and columns on all aspects of business, and is the author of a previous book, Office Hours: A Guide to the Managerial Life (Little, Brown, 1989). He received AB, MBA, and JD degrees from Harvard, and served five years in the U.S. Navy.

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"[Kiechel's] 'The Lords of Strategy' is a clear, deft and cogent portrait of what the author calls the most powerful business idea of the past half-century..." -- The Wall Street Journal "This enjoyable book deserves consideration for your physical or virtual bookshelf." -- The Journal of Product Innovation Management "I must say that you've written a great book that reads almost like a juicy tell all." -- Consulting Magazine "Even though we are only 4 months into 2010, it is pretty likely this is going to be the best business book of the year for me. If you are considering, currently in, or recently graduated from, an MBA program, you really must read this book. If this book had been written 10 years ago, it would have saved me a good deal of trouble making my own career decisions." -- RibbonFarm.com Named one of "5 Smart Books" on the origins of the strategies -- SmartMoney.com "...Kiechel has done a real service...in bringing his subject to life. The book serves as a primer as well as a history, and as such almost any executive or B-school student would do well to pick it up." --The Conference Board Review "engaging book" - Strategy + Business

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