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One Strategy: Organization, Planning, and Decision Making

One Strategy: Organization, Planning, and Decision Making

Steven Sinofsky, Marco Iansiti

ISBN: 978-1-119-19978-6

Oct 2015

320 pages

Description

Learn from the concepts, capabilities, processes, and behaviors that aligned around one strategy with the hard-won, first-person wisdom found in One Strategy.

Challenging traditional views of strategy and operational execution, this book-written by Microsoft executive Steven Sinofsky with Harvard Business School professor Marco Iansiti-describes how you can drive innovation by connecting the potential of strategic opportunities to the impact of operational execution.

  • Lessons from the unique combination of real-world experience managing a large scale organization with academic research in strategy and innovation
  • Reveals what it takes to align a complex organization around one strategy, manage its execution, and reach for "strategic integrity"
  • Written by Microsoft executive Steven Sinofsky with Harvard Business School professor Marco Iansiti-a combined forty years of management and research experience
  • A unique perspective on strategy development, alignment, and execution

Drawn from Sinofsky's internal Microsoft blog where he communicated some of the management processes the team put to work while developing a 4,000 person, multi-year project-Microsoft Windows 7-One Strategy shares the hard-won insights you can use to successfully make the leap from strategy to execution.

List of Blog Posts.

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

Chapter 1 Strategic Integrity.

Chapter 2 Strategy: A Participatory Approach.

Chapter 3 The Foundations of Strategic Integrity.

Chapter 4 Integrity and Innovation.

Chapter 5 Planning: Innovation, Risk, and Agility.

Chapter 6 Organization: Matching Capabilities to Strategy.

Chapter 7 Organization: What Managers Do.

Chapter 8 Decision Making and Value Systems.

Chapter 9 Personal and Organizational Growth.

Chapter 10 Lessons from Aligning Strategy and Execution.

Index.