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Clausewitz on Strategy: Inspiration and Insight from a Master Strategist

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Think about strategy and sharpen judgment in an unpredictable environment
Carl von Clausewitz is widely acknowledged as one of the most important of the major strategic theorists; he's been read by Eisenhower, Kissinger, Patton, Chairman Mao, and numerous other leaders. In Clausewitz on Strategy, the Boston Consulting Group's Strategy Institute has excerpted those passages
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published May 7th 2001 by Wiley (first published April 23rd 2001)
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Jan-Maat
Interesting and I think there are some useful overlaps from Clausewitz's thinking on war and business and management - particularly concepts like friction. However on the other hand it is also fairly crazy and forced like "Chingiz Khan on Executive pay and retention" or "The Attila the Hun guide to social media" and " Joan of Arc in the Boardroom, how to maintain your mission and make millions without getting burnt" as well as other books that hopefully haven't been written yet, one can conceptu ...more
Olethros
Mar 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
-Probablemente, sin superar tras ciento ochenta y dos años.-

Género. Ensayo.

Lo que nos cuenta. Análisis teórico sobre la guerra basado en el pensamiento del autor, su experiencia y su tiempo, desde su propio concepto hasta la generalidad de sus planes operativos, pasando por las fuerzas armadas, el combate y la teoría estratégica. Publicado de manera póstuma, menos de un año después del fallecimiento del autor, con sólo el primer libro, de los ocho que lo componen, revisado por Clausewitz y los
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Apr 10, 2013 marked it as to-read
Suggested by Dr. Wm Duggan at Columbia Univ
Luis Mota
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: management, strategy
One of the best books about strategy I ever read.
The best I think...
Full of sense, intelligence and genie.
Sun what? :-)
I read it time to time.
Dean Marquis
Feb 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Before i read this book, I had no understanding of Clausewitz at all. It was all in one ear and out another. Now not only can I understand the genius of Clausewitz but I relate it to Sun Tzu and Bujutsu
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Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz was a Prussian soldier, military historian and military theorist. He is most famous for his military treatise Vom Kriege, translated into English as On War.

Clausewitz has served in the Rhine campaign (1793–1794), when the Prussian army invaded France during the French revolution and in the Napoleonic Wars from 1806 to 1815.

Clausewitz helped negotiate the Conven
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