Creating Valuable Business Strategies

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Creating Valuable Business Strategies will change existing mindsets about strategy. Here is an answer for the strategist who asks, 'What should I do differently next Monday morning?'.

The object of strategy is to create financial value and the offering-centred approach of Creating Valuable Business Strategies provides a novel and pragmatic framework for setting strategic direction: choosing which markets to contest and how.

This book:
* Identifies the individual offering as the fundamental unit of strategy--the choices that customers make regarding individual offerings are at the root of a company's financial success.
* Provides an innovative and comprehensive approach to profitable business strategy--designing each offering and also the collection as a whole.
* Explains that strategy is a task for all businesses with offerings, even the smallest, not just the giants.

The book first sets the scene and makes the case that each value-adding offering needs a competitive strategy: it must have a winning competitive position and use one or more winning resources. It provides the reader with a rich classification of how an offering can be competitively positioned vis-à-vis rival offerings and customers. Winning resources and why offerings need them is discussed next. Corporate strategy, i.e. the managing of the company's whole collection of offerings is then examined. This is followed by a discussion of the implications for organizing and structuring for an offering-centred approach to strategy. Finally all the aspects of this new framework that may meet with resistance are explored.

Creating Valuable Business Strategies is essential reading for anyone who is involved in designing tomorrow's offerings: from the backroom specialist to the CEO. It has a clear logical presentation with a focus on practical implementation.

* Rejuvenate your business strategy by becoming customer-facing from the ground-up rather than inwardly operational
* A radical yet wholly pragmatic approach that places the individual business offering firmly at the heart of successful strategic planning
* Tackles the potential difficulties of complex multi-unit companies and methods to overcome them

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Shiv S. Mathur MSc, PhD (London Business School) is Emeritus Fellow at Cass Business School, where he was founder director of the Centre for the Study of Financial Institutions. He has held appointments at London Business School and was a visiting professor at Georgetown University. A former corporate planner, he has written several articles on marketing and strategy and is co-author of 'Creating Value: Shaping Tomorrow's Business' (Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997, 2e 2001), which won the Management Consultancies' Association's prize for the best management book of 1997.

Alfred Kenyon: MA Oxon (PPE), Chartered Accountant (FCA) and Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (FCT). After a career in industrial financial management, he taught MBA students for twelve years at Cass Business School. He published two books on currency risk management with Wiley and Blackwell's and co-authored several articles on strategy with Shiv Mathur, together with 'Creating Value: Shaping Tomorrow's Business' (Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997, 2e 2001), which won the Management Consultancies' Association's prize for the best management book of 1997. He died in 2006.

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"Very much a common sense, practical approach to implementing strategy."
David Butler, Kent Business School, University of Kent

"I found it so interesting I could have happily read more."
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"A new and interesting take on an old topic, but one which may well be exactly what managers and organizations need."
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