This eye opening book is focused on providing lessons from strategic mistakes companies have made. Anyone who is in a role where you are setting strategy should get a lot of good information about what not to do from this book.
After studying 750 business failures, the authors have identified seven common strategy mistakes that companies make. By presenting case studies, we are provided with concrete steps that can and should be taken in order to avoid these pitfalls.
Whether your strategy involves an acquisition, consolidation, or product extension, you will save yourself from the school of hard knocks by learning as much as you can from this interesting read.
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