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Business Transformation Strategies
The Strategic Leader as Innovation Manager

First Edition
  • Oswald A. J. Mascarenhas - St Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology (AIMIT), St Aloysius College, Mangalore

February 2011 | 668 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

A resource for industry professionals and consultants, this book on corporate strategy lays down the theories and models for revitalizing companies in the face of global recession.

It discusses cutting-edge concepts, constructs, paradigms, theories, models, and cases of corporate strategic leadership for bringing about transformation and innovation in companies. The book demonstrates that great companies are those that make the leap from 'good' results to 'great' results and sustain these for at least 15 years; it explores, reviews and analyzes great transformation strategies in this context.

Each chapter in the book is appended with transformation exercises that further explicate the concepts.


 
I: STRATEGY IN GENERAL
An Introduction to Business Transformation Strategies: Concepts, constructs and contexts  
Towards a Philosophy of Corporate Transformation Strategies  
 
II: THE CEO AS A STRATEGIC LEADER AND CRITICAL THINKER
The CEO as a Strategic Leader  
The CEO as a Systems Thinker  
The CEO as a Critical Thinker of Simple Strategic Problems  
The CEO as a Critical Thinker of 'Wicked' Strategic Problems  
 
III: THE CEO AS A STRATEGIC LEADER OF INNOVATION MANAGEMENT
The CEO as a Strategic Leader of Creativity and Innovation Management  
The CEO as a Strategic Leader of Corporate-wide Innovation Management  
The CEO as a Strategic Leader of Innovative Sustainable Competitive Advantage  
The CEO as a Strategic Leader of Innovative Management of Corporate Growth  
The CEO as a Person of Self-Mastery through Executive Spiritual Development  
The CEO as a Strategic Leader with a Shared Personal and Corporate Vision  
 
Bibliography
 
Index

[The book] succinctly summarizes the key contributions in literature on the philosophy of strategic thinking and the various theories and approaches to realizing the philosophy in an organization...eminently useful for students of strategy and busy executives alike.... Mascarenhas’ work is a good addition to the subject of business transformation through innovation and strategy.

ASCI Journal of Management

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