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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.
This helped me to recognize the most fundamental question unanswered in the business almost in every area, "Why we do exist?". Read morePublished 1 month ago by Indrajith
Excellent book about strategy for the real world. Every aspiring business owner should read this book for a dose of reality before they open their doors.Published 2 months ago by Melinda Brack
Good information, and provide perspective. Very redundant in its dissertation.Published 3 months ago by Jeremy Murray
pretty basic - with examples of other companies - Michael Porter's publications are more to the point.Published 5 months ago by PHD
This book is essential. One of the best Business books I've read.Published 6 months ago by Wayne H. Johnson
A nice and simple overview of what strategy should achieve in your structure. Though more hints would have been welcome from a specialist of this level. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Franck Vinchon
Similar to good to great (Collins) the author compares companies success and failure in similar situations/markets. Insightful and interesting stories.Published 6 months ago by Alexander
Concise and great foundational approach from which to understand, plan and execute strategic muscle. Good references to known strategists and business thinkers. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Joe S.