From Battlefield to Boardroom by Dennis Laurie
Winning Management Strategies for Today's Global Business

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This book brings the strategies of the battlefield to the global coliseum of business competition. The winning military strategies at Thermoyplae, Gettysburg, Waterloo, Iwo Jima, Desert Storm, and more have become the strategies of companies like HP, Wal-Mart, AOL, and GE. From old-line industries to e-commerce startups and for an entire corporation, division, or department, offered here in practical format, with real world examples, are winning battlefield strategies that can become the business reader's own.

About Dennis Laurie

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Dennis Laurie studied under Peter Drucker at the Claremont Colleges in the Los Angeles area, where he now works as a senior fellow. During his career, he has held senior management positions at Hughes Electronics and BPAmoco, and his strategic planning consulting clients have included Lexus, Canon, GM, LAPD, and Panasonic. He his previous book wasYankee Samurai.
Published August 11, 2001 by Palgrave Macmillan. 208 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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After pointing out countless parallels between business and war, Laurie maps out in detail 10 military campaigns, some successful (such as Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor) and some not (such as Napoleon's failed invasion of Russia), and points out how each could be adapted for business success.

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