A classic text on strategy, as relevant today as it was when written. The most insightful parts:
– Analysis as the starting point for strategy formulation and its use in dissecting complex phenomena into its constituent parts
– Concept of the key success factors – In any industry or situation, the identification of the few key aspects that define success and the need for relentless focus on these
– How changing fixed & variable cost structures necessitate different strategies – varying from the focus on utilization to the focus on waste minimization & effective planning

While most of these aspects are common knowledge to any student of strategy/consulting, their lucid explanation and clear methodology make the book a necessary refresher

vasantvothersA classic text on strategy, as relevant today as it was when written. The most insightful parts: - Analysis as the starting point for strategy formulation and its use in dissecting complex phenomena into its constituent parts - Concept of the key success factors -...Cataloging a wonderful world