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The Strategist: Be the Leader Your Business Needs

The Strategist: Be the Leader Your Business Needs

Written by Cynthia Montgomery

Narrated by Karen White


The Strategist: Be the Leader Your Business Needs

Written by Cynthia Montgomery

Narrated by Karen White

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4.5/5 (97 ratings)
Length:
6 hours
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Released:
May 8, 2012
ISBN:
9780062194190
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Audiobook

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Editor's Note

Premier leaders…

Lessons straight from one of the nation's most prestigious business schools, “The Strategist” reveals leadership secrets only available to premier executives—until now.

Description

Based on her legendary course at Harvard Business School, acclaimed professor Cynthia A. Montgomery shows executives how to create business strategies that produce long-lasting success. Montgomery combines useful frameworks, practical tools, and rich case studies into an engaging narrative that will satisfy readers' desire for a book that is authoritative, actionable, and accessible. The strong voice and dynamic writing will appeal to a broad range of leaders in every industry, whether a member of the Fortune 500, a small business, or a startup. Perfect for fans of Clayton M. Christensen The Innovator's Dilemma and Jim Collins' Good to Great, Montgomery's The Strategist offers readers the chance to command success in business and in life.
Publisher:
Released:
May 8, 2012
ISBN:
9780062194190
Format:
Audiobook

Also available as...

BookSnapshot


About the author

CYNTHIA A. MONTGOMERY is the Timken Professor of Business Administration and immediate former head of the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School, where she’s taught for twenty years. For the past six years, she has led the strategy track in the school’s highly regarded executive program for owner-managers, attended by business leaders of midsized companies from around the globe. She has received the Greenhill Award for her outstanding contributions to the Harvard Business School’s core MBA strategy course. Montgomery is a top-selling Harvard Business Review author, and her work has appeared in the Financial Times, American Economic Review, Rand Journal of Economics, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, and others. She has served on the boards of directors of two Fortune 500 companies and a number of mutual funds managed by BlackRock, Inc.


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  • (4/5)
    Awesome book. Detailed, and inspiring. I'd recommend this book to anyone looking to gain a deeper understanding on strategy & purpose
  • (4/5)
    good book. bad narrator, I couldn't listen to it past the first chapter. had to read it
  • (5/5)
    Great book. Please listen in 1.2x speed to make the narrator sound natural
  • (5/5)
    This book is a gold mine. It is very practical which is something I always look out for in books. I recommend this for executive teams and business leaders.
  • (5/5)
    Useful reference for inculcating the strategic mindset in management teams.
  • (5/5)
    To the point and reality focused!
  • (3/5)

    2 people found this helpful

    Good information, but the narration is tedious. Listening at 1.2x speed is necessary just to make the reader sound like a normal person.

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  • (4/5)
    great book.
  • (1/5)

    1 person found this helpful

    This is for the audio book. The narrator perhaps thought this was a children's book. The narration is very slow and sleepy and makes you go to bed.

    1 person found this helpful