Seven Strategy questions (A simple approach for better execution) was assigned to me for a second year MBA class on strategy. However, I never actually got around to reading it due to other commitments (sorry Professor Rucci). Now that I have had time to do some reading for pleasure I am happy I picked this book back up.Continue Reading "Seven Strategy Questions – Robert Simons"
Ross, Weill, and Robertson look into strategy and how information technology plays a role. In a digital age that places high priority on automated processes it is important to assess how IT is used to enhance strategy execution. Enterprise Architecture as a strategy is a 2006 book that gives strong guidance.Continue Reading "Enterprise Architecture as a Strategy – Ross, Weill, Robertson"
Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t
Good to Great is one of those books that pops up on almost every books you must read, or MBA alternative reading list. Collins and his research team set out to find what makes a company leap from a good company to a great company, sort of a precursor to his Built to Last work. The long-term success of the companies he identified is debatable, but he does offer sound advice that can be used at multiple scales.Continue Reading "Good to Great – Jim Collins"