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Tracking strategies : toward a general theory

Author: Henry Mintzberg
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is a great deal of practice, discussion, and writing about strategy, but little investigation of the processes by which strategies actually form in organisations. This book shares the results of Mintzberg's investigation into this, using case studies drawn from business and governmental organisations.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tracking strategies.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)651893770
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Mintzberg
ISBN: 9780199228508 0199228507
OCLC Number: 148725535
Description: xv, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Of strategies, deliberate and emergent. Patterns in strategy formation : Volkswagenwerk, 1937-72 and US strategy in Vietnam, 1950-73 / Henry Mintzberg --
Tracking strategies in an entrepreneurial firm : Steinberg Inc., 1917-75 / Henry Mintzberg, James A. Waters --
Strategy formation in an adhocracy : National Film Board of Canada, 1939-75 / Henry Mintzberg, Alexandra McHugh --
Into the mind of the strategist : strategy formation in Canadian lady, 1939-76 / Henry Mintzberg, James A. Waters --
Does planning impede strategic thinking? : tracking the strategies of Air Canada, 1937-76 / Henry Mintzberg, J. Pierre Brunet, James A. Waters --
Tracking strategies in the birthplace of Canadian tycoons : the Sherbrooke record, 1946-76 / Henry Mintzberg, William D. Taylor, James A. Waters --
Mirroring Canadian industrial policy : strategy formation at Dominion Textile, 1873-1990 / Barbara Austin, Henry Mintzberg --
Strategy of design : a study of 'Architects in Copartnership', 1953-78 / Henry Mintzberg, Suzanne Otis, Jamal Shamsie, James A. Waters --
Strategic management upside down : tracking strategies at McGill University, 1829-80 / Henry Mintzberg, Jan Rose --
Illusive strategy : tracking the strategies of a strategy researcher, 1967-91 / Henry Mintzberg --
Toward a general theory of strategy formation --
Appendix: Steps in research on strategy formation.
Responsibility: [edited by] Henry Mintzberg.
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