England vs. Australia – emergent strategy in action
© Robert Jones 2011 – 2015
Lectures for International Business Environment and Strategy:
4a. Strategy options (Ansoff updated) – diversification 2013
How Strategy Shapes Structure Kim & Mauborgne 2009
Structures in 5s Mintzberg 1980
A Strategic Perspective of Entrepreneurship (E-V-R) Thompson 1999
Strategy as Stretch and Leverage Hamel & Prahalad 1993
The Core Competence of the Organization Prahalad & Hamel 1990
Strategic Intent Prahalad & Hamel 2005
Strategists – video clips
Strategy cases – video clips
World Bank – World Bank Doing Business 2014 full report
This report ranks economies on their overall “ease of doing business”, and analyzes reforms to business regulation – identifying which economies are strengthening their business environment the most.
World Economic Forum – WEF_Global Competitiveness Report_2014-2015 In 2013, Switzerland topped the overall rankings. Singapore overtook Sweden for 2nd position. Northern and Western European countries dominated the top 10 with Finland 4th, USA 5th, Germany 6th, the Netherlands 7th, Denmark 8th and the UK 10th. Japan is 9th despite falling three places since 2012.
Grant Thornton IBR 2012 (International Business Report 2012) – comparing business opinions in 37-plus nations.
GII Global Innovation Index 2012, compares innovation in 130-plus nations. INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO, a specialized agency of the United N
ations) co-publish The Global Innovation Index (GII). This is the 5th edition. The GII recognizes the key role of innovation as a driver of economic growth and prosperity
GII database – link to valuable resource online
PWC EM20 2009 Interim Update – Balancing Risk and Reward
Control Risks is a global risk consultancy helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments.Video resources:
A Critique of Competitive Advantage – Jeremy Klein
The Influence of Military Strategies on Business Planning, Keller (2008)
Defining and Achieving Decisive Victory, Gray (2002)