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5.0 out of 5 stars Great little device, 28 April 2015
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Key Strategy Tools: The 80+ Tools for Every Manager to Build a Winning Strategy
Key Strategy Tools: The 80+ Tools for Every Manager to Build a Winning Strategy
by Vaughan Evans
Edition: Paperback
Price: £23.19

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Eureka! A strategy guide that managers and entrepreneurs can actually follow!, 29 Mar. 2013
The vast majority of managers and entrepreneurs don't have business degrees. Nor do we feel we need them. We just get on with the job of running a business. We see books galore on business strategy, but one says one thing, another says the opposite and a third says the lot, but is 1000 pages of academic debate!

This book is different. It sets out a simple, practical, tried and tested, nine-step strategy development process - what Evans calls the 'Strategy Pyramid' - and within each step is a brief summary of important tools you must use and other tools that you might think about using. Each tool gets appraised - how to use it, when to use it and when to be wary of using it. And that's it! You can develop your business strategy using just the essential tools or, if they seem appropriate to your business, dip into the inessential but useful tools as you require.

The book is so well constructed that you marvel that it has not been done before. It is exactly what we need. Eureka!

Loxley McKenzie
Managing Director
Colordarcy Investment
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FT Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan: How to Win Backing to Start Up or Grow Your Business (The FT Guides)
FT Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan: How to Win Backing to Start Up or Grow Your Business (The FT Guides)
by Vaughan Evans
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.59

14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Business planning as fun too!, 19 Dec. 2011
I have not met many entrepreneurs who actually enjoy taking out the time needed to put a proper business plan in place. After all, we could use that time to make some sales calls, think up some new ideas... and the list goes on. However, Vaughan Evans has shown in this excellent book that business planning is not only essential for success but it can also be a whole lot of fun - especially when you succeed in raising the capital you need to start or grow your business.

The book also throws up some strategic insights along the way - I particularly liked the details on building relationships with clients and will be implementing some of the ideas on offshore outsourcing. This book will prove useful for both new and experienced entrepreneurs.

Loxley McKenzie, Managing Director, Colordarcy Investment Ltd - AIPP Awards Winner


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