Amazon making moves in mobility. The NBA betting on sports betting. Chevron's aspirations in renewables. Our Book of Strategy Maps shines a light on the strategies — and some of the most unexpected partnerships — behind 40+ of the world’s most important companies.
Famous management guru Peter Drucker once said, “Tell me what you value, and I might believe you. But show me your calendar and your bank statement, and I’ll show you what you really value.”
The same is true of understanding corporate strategy.
Understanding a company or its competitive strategy doesn’t come from listening to senior executives rattle off carefully coached talking points.
Instead, as Drucker points out, corporate strategy is visible in where companies allocate their time and money.
It is found by mining resource allocation and relationship data. Who are a company’s partners, investments, and M&A targets? These are the non-BS predictors of strategy.
If you’re a data and strategy nerd like us, we think you’ll enjoy this one.