Sun Tzu: War and Management : Application to Strategic Management and Thinking
Sun Tzu's Art of War an ancient Chinese philosopher-warrior's rules for successes in battle, is considered required reading at business schools in Japan, and increasingly throughout the world. Now, three Asian scholars and consultants have made explicit how the concerns of war--the terrain, deception, the moral influence of the leader--play out in the boardroom.
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Battlefields and boardrooms
Formulation of goals and choice
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