England vs. Australiaemergent strategy in action

© Robert Jones 2011 – 2015

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Lectures for International Business Environment and Strategy:

1. Globalisation Yip lecture oct2013

More Cs of globalisation nov2014

DHL – Global Connectedness IndexGlobalisation Going Backwards article – dec2012

Lloyds – Globalisation and Risks for Business – 2012

Lloyds – Managing Risk in the 21st Century – 2012


2. Where in the World to locate and Market Entry 2014

2a. Economic data on nations, cities and corporations 2014

World Bank Doing Business 2014 full report

WEF_Global Competitiveness Report_2014

PWC Paying Taxes 2014

Transparency International – Corruption Perceptions Index 2013

3. Real forces of competition (based on Porter) 2013 revised

4. Strategy options (Ansoff) 2011

4a. Strategy options (Ansoff updated) – diversification 2013

5. Balanced Scorecard 2011

6. Reasons to Diversify (Miller) 2011

Chapter extract from Miller

McKinsey – Grow fast or die slow: the double-edged sword of M&A (Oct 2015)

Testing the Limits of Diversification McKinsey feb2012

Corporate Social Responsibility lecture nov2013

Strategy lecture mar2012

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


Lecture – Competences feb2012

The Core Competence of the Organization      Prahalad & Hamel 1990

Strategic Intent      Prahalad & Hamel 2005

Strategists – video clips

Strategy cases – video clips


World BankWorld 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:

Michael Porter on the Five Forces

Michael Porter on the WEF GCI report


Generic Strategies a substitute for thinking          Cliff Bowman

A Critique of Competitive Advantage – Jeremy Klein

Porter or Mintzberg


Maslow updated

The Influence of Military Strategies on Business Planning, Keller (2008)

Defining and Achieving Decisive Victory, Gray (2002)






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