Strategic Management Evolution

Strategic Management Evolution

  • Submitted By: rigan
  • Date Submitted: 08/16/2009 1:39 PM
  • Category: Business
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Strategy means adoption important to evolutionary success. This term first innovated in military world. In military world strategy is known as a planning of war or science of military strategy. And Planning is a scheme for achieving objectives or diagram of layout. In Corporate world strategy means plan of future plan and strategic based on a plan of action.

In simple word strategy is a plan but it is quite complicate to explain it as only planning of business direction or path. If we asked the question “what you do understand by strategy? Wide range of answers will be occurring, including the following:

❖ Knowing where we are going and how we are going to get there (focuses on objective)

❖ Setting a clear set of objectives and mobilizing resources to achieve them

❖ Thinking in the long rather than the short term

❖ Working out how to do better in the market place than ours competitors

❖ Deriving and selecting a course of action ( Schendel, D (1992)

Above point is also can be explain in Five Ps strategy of Mintzberg, which he mention on his books strategy safari; they are also related with ten schools , they are:

1) Strategy is Plan

2) Strategy is also a Pattern

3) Strategy is Position

4) Strategy is Perspective

5) Strategy is a Ploy

As it is mentioned that the Five Ps have relation with ten school, in that function plan is connected with Planning school, Position in the positioning school, Perspective in the Entrepreneurial school, Pattern in the Learning school, Ploy in parts of the Power school. (Henry Minteberg, Bruce Ahlstrand, Joseph Lampel (1998)

In this essay, I am going to research on one particular company’s strategies and recommending those strategies which will help the particular company to perform...

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