Hide a Dagger Behind a Smile: Use the 36 Ancient Chinese Strategies to Seize the Competitive Edge

Front Cover
Adams Media, Feb 1, 2008 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
Using ancient Eastern philosophy and military tactics, this book shows how to create unpredictable corporate strategies. It is divided into four parts: Polarity - the balance of opposing forces; Yielding - alternatives to confrontations; Continuous Change - thriving in fluid situations; and, Indirect Action - proposes alternatives to conflicts.

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - kat_adams - LibraryThing

Entertaining and informative, I would recommend this book to anyone interested in leadership theory, business strategy, or military history, along with anyone interested in Chinese philosophy. The ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Kaihan Krippendorff is a former consultant with McKinsey & Company and the author of The Art of the Advantage: 36 Strategies to Seize the Competitive Edge (Thomson/TEXERE 2003). He is the President of The Strategy Learning Center, a business education firm that helps large companies worldwide including Microsoft, Ryder, Pfizer, and DHL outthink their competition.

Bibliographic information