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Published: 01 December 2016

408 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190640446

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Becoming Hewlett Packard

Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Robert A. Burgelman, Webb McKinney, and Philip E. Meza

  • Introduces into the fields of Strategic Management and Organization Theory important, novel concepts such as, among others, "the process of corporate becoming," the "paradox of corporate becoming" the "antifragility of adaptive capacity," and the "existential situation facing the CEO"
  • Enriches the sub-field of Strategic Leadership by providing a comprehensive framework in terms of the "key strategic leadership tasks" of the CEO and the four key elements of the company's "strategic leadership capability"
  • Summarizes the research findings in an "evolutionary process model of corporate becoming" that highlights the importance of both harnessing the firm's past and driving its future
  • Produces an authoritative narrative and analysis of the process of corporate becoming that is both useful and accessible to academic and professional audiences

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