Fall 2006
Volume 48, Issue # 1

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The Fundamental Dimensions of Strategy

  • Research Feature
  • Read Time: 12 min 

A truly strategic decision occurs only at the nexus of three organizational considerations — where it adds value, how it handles and employs imitation and how it defines its perimeter.


Managing Through Rose-Colored Glasses

  • Opinion & Analysis
  • Read Time: 13 min 

Most managers will tend to believe the “facts” that fit their views, even when faced with conflicting information or even outright contradiction.

How Companies Can Avoid a Midlife Crisis

  • Research Feature
  • Read Time: 27 min 

Executives can avert the seemingly inevitable decline of many mature corporations by viewing their organization as a portfolio of business opportunities at various life cycle stages.