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  • Hardcover
  • 751
  • Strategy
  • Lawrence Freedman
  • English
  • 13 June 2020
  • 9780199325153

SUMMARY Strategy

CHARACTERS ✓ Strategy Rmies or corporations or nations rarely move from one predictable state of affairs to another but instead feel their way through a series of states each one not uite what was anticipated reuiring a reappraisal of the original strategy including its ultimate objective Thus the picture of strategy that emerges in this book is one that is fluid and flexible governed by the starting point not the end pointA brilliant overview of the most prominent strategic theories in history from David's use of deception against Goliath to the modern use of game theory in economics this masterful volume sums up a lifetime of reflection on strategy. The human brain uses 20% of our bodies energy yet only takes up 2% of our weight Think of strategy as Homer s bie vs metis or strength vs smarts or courage vs imagination or direct vs indirect warfare Those holding power weaponry favor bie while the colonized oppressed favor metis Sun Tzu said all war is based on deception lying to one s soldiers to boost their morale is common lying to your people to start a war is common and we haven t yet even discussed lying to the enemy Before 1800 Generals had to be on the battlefield because communication was slow And so few plans were complex and you were constantly making sure your supply lines didn t get cut Napoleon brought the idea of being able to destroy another nation and removing bargaining from the table I was always saddened Herve Villechaize did not live to play Napoleon a great loss for comedic Anticancer governed by the starting point not the end pointA brilliant overview of the most prominent strategic theories in history from David's use of deception against Goliath to the modern use of The Feral The last Line Book One game theory in economics this masterful volume sums up a lifetime of reflection on strategy. The human brain uses 20% of our bodies energy yet only takes up 2% of our weight Think of strategy as Homer s bie vs metis or strength vs smarts or courage vs imagination or direct vs indirect warfare Those holding power weaponry favor bie while the colonized oppressed favor metis Sun Tzu said all war is based on deception lying to one s soldiers to boost their morale is common lying to your people to start a war is common and we haven t yet even discussed lying to the enemy Before 1800 Generals had to be on the battlefield because communication was slow And so few plans were complex and you were constantly making sure your supply lines didn t Le Comte de Monte Cristo get cut Napoleon brought the idea of being able to destroy another nation and removing bargaining from the table I was always saddened Herve Villechaize did not live to play Napoleon a Planeta mediocrilor great loss for comedic

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CHARACTERS ✓ Strategy Selected as a Financial Times Best Book of 2013In Strategy A History Sir Lawrence Freedman one of the world's leading authorities on war and international politics captures the vast history of strategic thinking in a consistently engaging and insightful account of how strategy came to pervade every aspect of our livesThe range of Freedman's narrative is extraordinary moving from the surprisingly advanced strategy practiced in primate groups to the opposing strategies of Achilles and Odysseus in The Iliad the strategic advice of Sun Tzu and Machiavelli the great military innovations of Baron Henri de Jomini and Carl von Clausewit. Dude This thing is EPIC Lawrence Freedman does not play He begins the book with an account of Chimpanzee warfare and pretty much runs the gauntlet of western and some eastern but not much theories philosophies methodologies etc of strategy I honestly didn t know what to expect when I began the book I assumed it would be all about military strategy And for the first third of the book it pretty much was Beginning with the Achilles and Odysseus in The Iliad then to the Bible snore then to Sun Tzu and Machiavelli and to the foundational military ideas of Baron Henri de Jomini and Carl von Clausewitz None of which was a surpriseBut then the book shifts gears and focuses on left wing revolutionary strategy including Marx Gramsci Lennon and the to Che Guevara and then Tolstoy and on and on And that actually was a surprise I did not expect that But then he busted out with the right wing and Planeta mediocrilor groups to the opposing strategies of Achilles and Odysseus in The Iliad the strategic advice of Sun Tzu and Machiavelli the The Prince of the Wind Karazan uartet #3 great military innovations of Baron Henri de Jomini and Carl von Clausewit. Dude This thing is EPIC Lawrence Freedman does not play He begins the book with an account of Chimpanzee warfare and pretty much runs the A Negotiated Marriage gauntlet of western and some eastern but not much theories philosophies methodologies etc of strategy I honestly didn t know what to expect when I began the book I assumed it would be all about military strategy And for the first third of the book it pretty much was Beginning with the Achilles and Odysseus in The Iliad then to the Bible snore then to Sun Tzu and Machiavelli and to the foundational military ideas of Baron Henri de Jomini and Carl von Clausewitz None of which was a surpriseBut then the book shifts Twerking Cruxes and a Cloaked Visage gears and focuses on left wing revolutionary strategy including Marx Gramsci Lennon and the to Che Guevara and then Tolstoy and on and on And that actually was a surprise I did not expect that But then he busted out with the right wing and

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CHARACTERS ✓ Strategy Z the grounding of revolutionary strategy in class struggles by Marx the insights into corporate strategy found in Peter Drucker and Alfred Sloan and the contributions of the leading social scientists working on strategy today The core issue at the heart of strategy the author notes is whether it is possible to manipulate and shape our environment rather than simply become the victim of forces beyond one's control Time and again Freedman demonstrates that the inherent unpredictability of this environment subject to chance events the efforts of opponents the missteps of friends provides strategy with its challenge and its drama A. I loved this book I will have to reread some day as there is a lot of wisdom At times the author s writing style made it hard to follow the thread of his arguments tendency for long sentences and listing However this i can overlook due to the amount of knowledge contained within the book Give yourself a good 35 hours to read this one though its long Les cactées et succulentes grounding of revolutionary strategy in class struggles by Marx the insights into corporate strategy found in Peter Drucker and Alfred Sloan and the contributions of the leading social scientists working on strategy today The core issue at the heart of strategy the author notes is whether it is possible to manipulate and shape our environment rather than simply become the victim of forces beyond one's control Time and again Freedman demonstrates that the inherent unpredictability of this environment subject to chance events the efforts of opponents the missteps of friends provides strategy with its challenge and its drama A. I loved this book I will have to reread some day as there is a lot of wisdom At times the author s writing style made it hard to follow the thread of his arguments tendency for long sentences and listing However this i can overlook due to the amount of knowledge contained within the book Give yourself a The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century good 35 hours to read this one though its long