In the lead article of the December issue of Strategy Magazine, Dr Amanda Goodall of Cass Business School describes how the success of Formula One motor racing teams shows how a leader’s genuine expertise in a company’s core business really matters.
Paul Harris, Director, Corporate Strategy UNITE Group looks at the Chief Strategy Officer role and discusses the problems and opportunities confronted in a key organisational position that is becoming increasingly common in larger organisations. He highlights some key methods for embedding strategic thinking right across an organisation; without costing the earth.
Other articles include Professor Peter Williamson of Judge Business School writing about issues in adapting business strategies in emerging market environments and John Anchor, Head of the Strategy and Marketing Department at Huddersfield Business School, describing his experience of running a strategy club in conjunction with SPS during the last year and his objectives for the club in the coming year.
Plus the usual SPS news and events, and reports of our Working Conference at Said Business School and the Strategic Reporting Awards.