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Top 10 Strategy Management Quotes of 2018

Top 10 Strategy Management Quotes of 2018

As is our custom this time of year, we offer you our top ten strategy quotes for you to reflect on.  We wish you all a healthy and prosperous New Year! 

Strategy Management

  1. “Without strategy, execution is aimless. Without execution, strategy is useless.”   Morris Chang, CEO of TSMC 
  1. “Strategy management is not a box of tricks or a bundle of techniques.  It is analytical thinking and commitment of resources to action.” Peter Drucker 
  1. “Strategy is a commodity, execution is an art.” Peter Drucker 

Strategy Development

  1. “It is only by saying ‘no’ that you can concentrate on the things that are really important.” Steve Jobs
  1. “Strategy is about making choices, tradeoffs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different.” Michael Porter, Professor at Harvard Business School
  1. “Strategy is the starting point for a transformation that needs to occur and how that company must change to win.” Lynne Doughitie, Chairman & CEO of KPMG
  1. “The three big ideas at Amazon are long-term thinking, customer obsession, and a willingness to invent.” Jeff Bezos, Chairman & CEO Amazon

Strategy Execution

  1. “Strategy execution is the responsibility that makes or breaks executives.” Alan Branche & Sam Bodley-Scott, Implementation
  1. “Organizations don’t execute unless the right people, individually and collectively, focus on the right details at the right time.” Ram Charan, Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
  1. “The best kind of accountability on a team is peer-to-peer. Peer pressure is more efficient and effective than going to the leader, anonymously complaining, and having them stop what they are doing to intervene.” Patrick Lencioni, Author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

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