HBR Guide to Thinking Strategically (HBR Guide Series)

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The essential guide for managers to learn how to think strategically, focus on the big picture, and develop the mindset they need to be ready to step up to leadership.

  • Shows managers how to develop their strategic thinking skills and integrate strategic thinking into their daily work.
  • Provide key insights and practical advice from a variety of experts to help managers develop and implement this kind of strategic thinking.
  • Helps readers answer tough questions like: How can I better understand my company's strategy? How can I focus on the future with so many short-term demands? How can I prioritize my work when my manager doesn't? What do I do when I disagree with company strategy?
  • Includes checklists, self-assessments, and templates to help managers execute on these kinds of questions.
  • Includes an appendix of questions to inspire strategic thinking.

Audience: General managers, particularly new or mid-level who want to learn to embed strategic thinking into their daily work.

Announced first printing: 20,000
Laydown goal: 5,000

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Publication date
December 18, 2018
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