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How to think strategically : sharpen your mind, develop your competency, contribute to success

Author: Gregory D Githens
Publisher: Palmyra, VA : Maven House, [2019]. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A primer for those who want to develop their mental acumen and make strategic impact. Greg Githens' book will help you understand what it means to "be strategic" and how to craft strategy that is effective, powerful, and clever. A competent strategic thinker tolerates ambiguity, notices weak signals, defines the core challenge facing the organization, and designs effective responses with a winning strategic logic.--  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory D Githens
ISBN: 9781938548901 1938548906
OCLC Number: 1054832967
Description: xx, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: The nature, purpose, and scope of strategic thinking. Are you strategic? ; Cleverness ; Big ideas ; Twelve microskills of strategic thinking ; Why strategic thinking is rare ; The fuzzy front end of strategy ; Pockets of the future ; Strategic decisions ; The spark of insight --
Part II: Personal and interpersonal mastery. Perspective ; Shoulder angels ; Dialogue and deliberation ; Being an extra-ordinary leader --
Appendix A: Volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity ; B: Microskills of strategic thinking ; C: Manifesto for strategic thinking ; D: Landmarks on the map of strategic thinking ; E: Useful terms ; F: Personal branding as a strategic thinker.
Other Titles: Think strategically
Responsibility: Greg Githens.

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Library Journal (June 2019): An excellent primer on nurturing an essential life skill. - Deborah BigelowReaders' Favorite (July 2019): An excellent book which can be used as a supplement in a Read more...

 
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