Towards a Strategic Management and Decision Technology

Towards a Strategic Management and Decision Technology : Modern Approaches to Organizational Planning and Positioning

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  • Hardback | 306 pages
  • 171.45 x 241.3 x 25.4mm | 680g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1989 ed.
  • 306 p.
  • 0792302451
  • 9780792302452

Table of contents

I: A Technical Perspective on Strategic Management Requirements.- 1: Sources of the Strategic Management Challenge.- 1.1 Distinguishing the Strategic Decision Domain.- 1.2 The Strategic Focus on Organizational Positioning.- 1.3 Managerial Implications of Environmental Complexity.- 1.4 Managerial Consequences of Competitive Intensity.- 1.5 Contextual Determinants of Strategic Sophistication.- 2: Alternative Approaches to Strategic Readiness.- 2.1 The Anatomy of a Strategic Planning Structure.- 2.2 Readiness Orientations and Strategic Management Modalities.- 2.3 Prescriptive/Goal-Driven Strategic Planning.- 2.4 The Sequential Strategic Planning/Positioning Platform.- 2.5 A Brief on Contingency and Adaptive Strategic Management.- II: Modern Strategic Planning/Positioning Platforms.- 3: Structured Strategic Contingency Planning.- 3.1 Rudimentary Contingency Planning Concepts.- 3.2 Matrix-Based Strategic Planning Structures.- 3.3 Simple Strategic Tree Structures.- 3.4 Strategic Threat Projection Networks.- 3.5 Interactive Strategic Event/Response Sub-structures.- 4: Intelligence-Driven, Dynamic Strategic Planning/Positioning.- 4.1 Characteristics of Modern Command/Control Systems.- 4.2 Strategic Indicator/Warning-Alert Facilities.- 4.3 Structures to Support Dynamic Threat Projection.- 4.4 Structures to Formalize Strategic Threat Assessment.- 4.5 Definition and Use of Indicators.- 4.6 Dynamic Modification of Strategic Planning Structures.- 5: Approaches to Adaptive Strategic Management.- 5.1 Strategic Contingency Planning Quandaries.- 5.2 Interpolative Strategic Planning/Positioning Provisions.- 5.3 Adaptive/Real-Time Strategic Management Logic.- III: Addressing the Shortfall in Strategic Decision Technology.- 6: Strategic Analysis Capabilities and Confoundations.- 6.1 Decision Analysis Functions and Methodological Protocols.- 6.2 Uniquely Strategic Analytical Confoundations.- 6.3 Symptoms of the Shortfall In Strategic Decision Technology.- 7: Provisions of a Strategic Decision Protocol.- 7.1 Exchanging Quantitative for Qualitative Discipline.- 7.2 Parsing Operations: Making Subjective Arguments Accessible.- 7.3 Prospects for Logical (vs. Data Processing) Facilities.- 7.4 Initiatives for Resolving Strategic Disputation.
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