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LUBS5858M
Strategy for Business Leaders

Strategy for Business Leaders, 2018/19, Semester E04
Dr Dominique Lelievre
d.lelievre@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Unit 1

Stalk, G. and Lachenauer, R. 2004. Hardball: five killer strategies for trouncing the competition. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. 82(4), pp.62-71.   

Porter, M.E. 1996. What is strategy? Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. 74(6), pp.61-78.   

Chapter 1 of Mintzberg H., Ahlstrand, B. and Lampel, J. 2008. Strategy Safari. Harlow: Prentice Hall.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Kay, J. 2004. Driving through the spin on Honda's big success. The financial times. ISSN: 0307-1766. [Online]. 16 November, 84.   

Pascale, R.T. 1984. Perspectives on strategy: the real story behind Honda’s success. California management review. ISSN: 0008-1256. 26(3), pp.47-72.   

Mintzberg, H. and Waters, J. 1985. Of strategies, deliberate and emergent. Strategic management journal. ISSN: 0143-2095. 6(3), pp.257-272.  

Musk, E. 2006. The secret Tesla Motors master plan (just between you and me). [Online]. 2 August. [Accessed 13 July 2018]. Available from: https://www.tesla.com/en_GB/blog/secret-tesla-motors-master-plan-just-between-you-and-me   

Musk, E. 2016. Master plan part deux. [Online]. 20 July. [Accessed 13 July 2018]. Available from: https://www.tesla.com/blog/master-plan-part-deux   

Gans, J. 2016. Why Elon Musk's new strategy makes sense. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. [Online]. 25 July. [Accessed 16 July 2018]. Available from: http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3570145~S5   

Mair, A. 1999. Learning from Honda. Journal of management studies. ISSN: 0022-2380. 36(1), pp.25-44.  

Unit 2

Schoemaker, P.J.H., and Day, G.S. 2009. How to make sense of weak signals. MIT Sloan management review. ISSN: 1532-9194. 50(3), pp.81-89.   

Edelman, B. 2017. Uber can’t be fixed — It’s time for regulators to shut it down. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012, pp. 1-7.    

Blystone, D. 2018. The story of Uber. Investopedia.   Available from: https://www.investopedia.com/articles/personal-finance/111015/story-uber.asp

Schoemaker, P.J.H. and Tetlock, P.E. (2016). Superforecasting: How to upgrade your company’s judgement. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. 94(5), pp. 72-79.   

Porter, M.E. 2008. The five competitive forces that shape strategy. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. 86(1), pp.58-77.   

Burt, G., Wright, G., Bradfield, R., Cairns, G. and van der Heijden, K. 2006. The role of scenario planning in exploring the environment in view of the limitations of PEST and its derivatives. International studies of management & organization. ISSN: 0020-8825. 36(3), pp.50-76.  

[Anon]. 2013. Federal Reserve missed financial crisis warning signs in 2007, documents show. The Telegraph. [Online]. 18 January. [Accessed 6 July 2018].  Available from: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/9812304/Federal-Reserve-missed-financial-crisis-warning-signs-in-2007-documents-show.html

NHS Sustainable Development Unit. 2009. Fit for the future: Scenarios for low carbon healthcare 2030. [online] [Accessed: 20 November 2018].  Available from: https://www.sduhealth.org.uk/.../1284397577_jnFL_pockets_of_the_future.pdf

Dunkley, E. 2016. UK's 'challenger' banks surge ahead. The financial times.. [Online]. 3 May.  

BBC. 2017. Lidl tops Waitrose to become UK's seventh biggest grocer. BBC News. [Online]. 22 August.  Available from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41011259

PWC. 2017. Megatrends: 5 global shifts changing the way we live and do business [Online]. [Accessed 20 November 2018]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6sEDtTOzW8   

Unit 3

Grant, R. 1991. The resource-based theory of competitive advantage: implications for strategy formulation. California management review. ISSN: 0008-1256. 33(3), pp.114-135.   

Barney, J.B. 2001. Is the resource-based "view" a useful perspective for strategic management research? The Academy of Management review. ISSN: 0363-7425. 26(1), pp.41-55.   

Priem, R.L. and Butler, J.E. 2001. Is the resource-based 'view' a useful perspective for strategic management research? The Academy of Management review. ISSN: 0363-7425. 26(1), pp.22-40.   

Bickerton, I. 2006. It is all about the value chain. [Online]. London: The financial times., 23 February.   

Chatterji, A.K. and Fabrizio, K.R. 2014. Using users: When does external knowledge enhance corporate product innovation? Strategic management journal. ISSN: 0143-2095. 35, pp.1427-1445.   

Pisano, G. 2015. You need an innovation strategy, Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012, 93(6), pp.44-54.   

Barney, J.B. 1995. Looking inside for competitive advantage. The Academy of Management executive. ISSN: 0896-3789. 9(4), pp.49-61.  

Guynn, J. 2011. Steve Jobs' virtual DNA to be fostered in Apple University. Sydney Morning Herald Times. [Online]. 12 October. [Accessed 27 November 2018].  Available from:https://www.smh.com.au/technology/steve-jobss-virtual-dna-to-be-fostered-in-apple-university-20111012-1ljux.html

Seidler-de Alwis, R. and Hartmann, E. 2008. The use of tacit knowledge within innovative companies: knowledge management in innovative enterprises. Journal of knowledge management ISSN: 1367-3270. 12(1), pp.133-147.  

Hawawini, G., Subramanian, V., and Verdin, P. 2003. Is performance driven by industry or by firm-specific factors? A new look at the evidence. Strategic management journal. ISSN: 0143-2095. 24(1), pp.1-16.  

Carlyle, E. 2012. 30 under 30: social entrepreneurs. Forbes ISSN: 0015-6914. [Online]. [Accessed 18 July 2018].  

Elmansy, R. [no date]. 5 successful open innovation examples. Designorate. [Online]. [Accessed 18 July 2018].  Available from: https://www.designorate.com/successful-open-innovation-examples/

Morgan Stanley. 2015. Microfinance in the Developing World. [Online]. 9 September. [Accessed 10 July 2018].  Available from: https://www.morganstanley.com/articles/microfinance-in-the-developing-world

Teece, D., Pisano, G., and Shuen, A. 1997. Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management. Strategic management journal. ISSN: 0143-2095. 18(7), pp.509-533.  

Ozkan, N.N. 2015. An example of open innovation: P&G. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences ISSN: 1877-0428. [Online]. 195, pp.1496-1502.  

PwC’s Strategy &. 2014. What is a capability [Online]. [Accessed 21 November 2018]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0ZavUaKixw   

The street: Investing strategies. 2013. Kodak: From blue chip to bankrupt. [Online]. [Accessed: 27 November 2018]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwfwr8eYP50&t=3s   

Unit 4

Gomes-Casseres, B. 2017. What the big mergers of 2017 tell us about 2018. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012 [Online]. 28 December.   

Bounds, A. 2012. Call centres lead 'northshoring' wave. The financial times.. [Online]. 15 July. [Accessed 11 July 2018].   

Johnson, M.W., Christensen, C.M. and Kagermann, H. 2008. Reinventing your business model. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-801286(12), pp.50-59.   

Parnell, J. 2006. Generic strategies after two decades: a reconceptualization of competitive strategy. Management decision. ISSN: 0025-174744(8), pp.1139- 1154.   

Meaklim, T. 2013. Considering game theory to improve leadership in partnership working within the UK public services, International Journal of Leadership in Public Services, 9(1/2), pp. 22-31.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 18/12/2018) 

Lindstadt, H. and Muller, J. (2009).Making game theory work for managers, The McKinsey quarterly. ISSN: 0047-5394, December.  

IKEA USA. 2014. The IKEA group – the story of how we work. [Online]. June 25. [Accessed 10 December 2018]. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jn2_nZrivQ   

Fortune. 2018. Ikea's secret to global success Fortune 1. [Online]. 10 November. [Accessed 10 December 2018]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnMafm8ih0w   

Unit 5

Bower, J.L. and Gilbert, C.G. 2007. How managers’ everyday decisions create or destroy your company’s strategy. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. 85(2), pp.72-79.   

Carson, B., 2018. Inside Uber’s effort to fix its culture through a Harvard-inspired ‘University’. Forbes ISSN: 0015-6914. [Online]. 3 February.   

CBNC. 2017. Is Uber in trouble? CNBC explain. [Online].   Available from: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2017/07/27/is-uber-in-trouble.html

CIPD. 2013. Dan Pink on leadership ACE special. CIPD Podcasts. [Online]. 20 November.   Available from: https://www.cipd.co.uk/podcasts/dan-pink-on-leadership-ace-special

Ferguson, J., Ronayne, P., Rybacki, I. 2014. Public sector leadership challenges: Are they different and does it matter? [online] Center for creative leading  Available from: https://www.ccl.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/public-sector-leadership-challenges-center-for-creative-leadership.pdf

Grant, R.M. 2003. Strategic planning in a turbulent environment: evidence from the oil majors. Strategic management journal. ISSN: 0143-2095. 24(6), pp.491–517.   

Groysberg, B., McLean, A.N., and Nohria, N. 2006. Are leaders portable? Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. 84(5), pp.92-100.  

Katzenbach, J.R., Steffen, I. and Kronley, C. 2012. Cultural change that sticks. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. 90(7/8), pp.110-117.   

TEDx Talks. 2016. What do all great leaders have in common | Matt Beeton | TEDxOxbridge. [Online]. [Accessed 18 December 2018]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgmKNKM0i1g   

Thompson. A, Peteraf. M, Gamble. J, Strickland. A,.2017. What is organizational culture? In: Crafting and executing strategy : the quest for competitive advantage : concepts and cases ISBN: 9781259921995 (pbk.); 1259921999 (pbk.). London: McGraw-Hill. p.450.   

Vellequette, L.P. 2018. Sergio Marchionne's final lap. Automotive News ISSN: 0005-1551. [Online]. 19 February.  

 Unit 6

Amtrak. 2016. Amtrak 2015 sustainability report. [Online]. Washington: Amtrak. [Accessed 12 July 2018]. Available from: 

https://www.amtrak.com/content/dam/projects/dotcom/english/public/documents/environmental1/2015-Amtrak-Sustainability-Report.pdf  

Berrone, P., Surroca, J. and Tribo, J. 2007. Corporate ethical identity as a determinant of firm performance: a test of the mediating role of stakeholder satisfaction. Journal of business ethics. ISSN: 0167-4544. 76(1), pp.35–53.  

Breakey, C. Sampford, C. 2017. Employed professionals ethical responsibilities in public service and private enterprise: dilemma priority and synthesis. UNSW Law Journal. 40(1), pp. 262-301.  Available from: http://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/article/employed-professionals-ethical-responsibilities-in-public-service-and-private-enterprise-dilemma-priority-and-synthesis/

CLP Group. 2017. CLP 2016 sustainability report: energy for brighter tomorrows. [Online]. Hong Kong: CLP Group. [Accessed 12 July 2018]. Available from: https://www.clpgroup.com/en/Sustainability-site/Report%20Archive%20%20Year%20Document/SR_Full_2016_en.pdf  

Davis, M. 1991. Thinking like an engineer: the place of a code of ethics in the practice of a profession. Philosophy & public affairs. ISSN: 0048-3915. 20(2), pp.150-167.   

Devinney, T. 2009. Is the socially responsible corporation a myth? The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Corporate Social Responsibility, The Academy of Management perspectives. ISSN: 1558-9080, pp. 44-56.   

Dočekalová, M.P. and Kocmanová, A. 2016. Composite indicator for measuring corporate sustainability. Ecological indicators. ISSN: 1470-160X. 61(2), pp.612-623.  

Friedman, M.1970. The social responsibility of business is to increase its profits. New York Times Magazine. 13 September.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 20/12/2018) 

GRI. [no date]. Global reporting initiative. [Online]. [Accessed 13 July 2018]. Available from: https://www.globalreporting.org/Pages/default.aspx  

GRI. [no date]. GRI standards. [Online]. [Accessed 13 July 2018]. Available from: https://www.globalreporting.org/standards  

IKEA Group. 2016. Sustainability report FY16. [Online]. [Accessed 12 July 2018]. Available from: https://www.ikea.com/ms/en_US/img/ad_content/IKEA_Group_Sustainability_Report_FY16.pdf  

Porter, M.E. and Kramer, M.R. 2006. Strategy and society: the link between competitive advantage and corporate social responsibility. Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012. 84(12) pp.78-92.   

The Corporation. 2007. The corporation [3/23] A legal person [online]. [Accessed 12 December 2018]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkygXc9IM5U&list=PL49FCAC0219511E1E&index=3   

The Corporation. 2007. The corporation [4/23] Externalities [online]. [Accessed 12 December 2018]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCGTD5Bn1m0   

The Corporation. 2007. The corporation [6/23] The pathology of commerce [online]. [Accessed 12 December 2018]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5hEiANG4Uk&index=6&list=PL21674800C6491639   

The Corporation. 2007. The corporation [7/23] Monstrous obligations [online]. [Accessed 12 December 2018]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vorWknUybY   

United Nations. 2018. Sustainable development goals. 17 goals to transform our world. [Online]. [Accessed 12 July 2018]. Available from: https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/  

This list was last updated on 18/12/2018