Summary of The Strategist
Be the Leader Your Business Needs
Copyright © 2012 by Cynthia A. Montgomery. Published by arrangement with HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Becoming a strategist is the best thing you can do for your business.
Professor Cynthia A. Montgomery, who taught at Harvard Business School for more than 20 years, including six years leading the Entrepreneur, Owner, President (EOP) program, shares her process for learning to create and oversee strategy. Writing in a straightforward, engaging style, Montgomery offers ideas that are not too complex for beginner strategic thinkers but not so simple that experienced professionals cannot benefit from their insights. getAbstract recommends Montgomery’s case studies and her extensive classroom experience to current and aspiring business leaders.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why strategy must inform every single aspect of running a business,
- How purpose shapes and directs a company, and
- What skills a strategist needs.
About the Author
Cynthia A. Montgomery has taught strategy at Harvard Business School for more than 20 years, most recently in its flagship executive program for owner-managed companies. She has served on the board of two Fortune 500 companies, numerous nonprofits and a number of BlackRock-managed mutual funds.
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