Mastering Strategy

Hannum, Mark
February 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2011, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p14
The article discusses strategic thinking which refers to a leadership competency characterized by skills which set effective leaders apart. It states that such distinguishing skills take various forms such as being responsive to market trends, ability to view competition realistically and having good foresight. Discussed are ten fundamental principles recommended to attain proficiency in strategic thinking, which include identifying the specific customer target, and executing a plan through a simple process with measurable standards.


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