Mintzberg’s 5Ps & Whittington’s 3Ps

I noticed that a number of the people visiting my blog are looking for strategy material. So I’ve trawled my unpublished archives and have put together some short posts on strategy topics. Here’s one on looking to explain two ways of defining strategy. Mintzberg’s Continue reading Mintzberg’s 5Ps & Whittington’s 3Ps

Book review – Strategy Bites Back by Henry Mintzberg

Cover of Strategy Bites Back by Henry Mintzberg Mintzberg's 5Ps

Strategy Bites Back: It Is A Lot More, And Less, Than You Ever Imagined by Henry Mintzberg My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read this as pre-reading before studying Strategy with the Open University. It was very clear and Continue reading Book review – Strategy Bites Back by Henry Mintzberg

Book Review – Good Strategy, Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt

If you have to read about strategy this is a very good place to start your understanding of strategy. I’ve got several years of experience in government doing strategy and I’ve studied it academically as well. So I’m applying a Continue reading Book Review – Good Strategy, Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt

Strategy Study Notes

I am currently (Aug 2011) studying module B301 “Making Sense of Strategy” with the Open University. This is a final year (third year, level 3) undergraduate module which forms a core part of their BA in Business Studies. I have an exam in Continue reading Strategy Study Notes

Collaboration

For some people collaboration is a dirty word, with connotations from those who collaborated with the nazis in WW2. Not for me though, I think that it makes for a generally better outcome than trying to do everything oneself. However Continue reading Collaboration