TITLE

Leader as Strategist

AUTHOR(S)
Porter, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jun2006, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on leaders as strategists. Information on the leader's act of creativity is presented. The basic units of competitive advantage are identified. The attempt of strategic positioning to achieve sustainable competitive advantage is explained. The article also offers information on the key principles that underlie strategic positioning.
ACCESSION #
21279224

 

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