Business strategy experts Aaron K. Olson and B. Keith Simerson offer an A-to-Z primer on strategic thinking, why it matters, and how to develop and apply it. They dissect the necessary components of strategic leadership and detail four different types of leaders who excel at strategy. Their insights are especially valuable in the light of their concern that few business leaders understand strategic thinking and how to apply it in today’s fast-moving business world. getAbstract recommends their clear, practical guidance to leaders, advisers, consultants, academics and business students.
In this summary, you will learn
- What strategic thinking entails,
- What strengths mark the four different kinds of strategic leaders,
- How to establish strategic leadership and
- How your company can apply the “strategic thinking self-audit.”
About the Authors
Aaron K. Olson is chief talent officer at Aon plc, a risk management and human resources firm. B. Keith Simerson helps organizations develop and execute enterprisewide strategies.
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