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Leadership Development Module 1, Chapter 1: Strategy and Vision, or How Businesses Win

Published: 26 February 2016

ID: G00300032

Analyst(s): Colleen Young


This module is designed to inform future CIOs about strategy. It also provides perspectives on the connection of strategy to value, leadership, decision making and capabilities. It introduces the business strategy concepts of value disciplines, core competencies and nontradable assets.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is Strategy?
  • Articulating the Strategy
    • What Is Corporate Vision?
    • What Are Mission Statements?
    • What Are Value Propositions?
  • Using Principles to Guide Decision Making
    • Business Principles
    • IT Principles
  • Strategy and Leadership
  • Strategy and Capabilities
  • What Makes a Great Strategy?

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