Wargaming for Leaders Strategic Decision Making from the Battlefield to the Boardroom

ISBN-10: 0071596887

ISBN-13: 9780071596886

Edition: 2009

Authors: Mark L. Herman, Mark D. Frost

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Business is war. Here?s how to win it?with.field-tested strategies from the world?s.leading wargamers at Booz And Company.Today, wargaming is used at the highest levels of government and business to provide leaders with the.sharpest competitive edge--to anticipate the future.and beat the enemy. InWargaming for Leaders, Mark.Herman, world-renowned wargame developer for.Booz And Company with coauthors Frost and Kurz,.explores the strategies learned from wargames.designed and staged for the U.S. Army, global corporations,.and nonprofit groups, revealing how these exercises.have made for significant decisions and.competitve advantage..
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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/4/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Mark Hermanis a vice president of BoozAllen Hamilton, specializing in the research, design, andstaging of wargames for the government and private sector.He is the author and developer of almost fifty commercialwargames.Robert Kurz, a principal at Booz AllenHamilton, specializes in strategy, analysis, and wargaming.Mark Frost, a principal at Booz AllenHamilton, leads the firm’s work in business wargaming.

Field-tested strategies that target solutions and plot new growth"As a warfighter and a military commander, I know the importance of using wargames to test strategies and plans before risking blood and treasure
The authors of Wargaming for Leaderstell the inside story of how wargames can help decision makers achieve success and avoid the pain of failure." -General (Ret.) Anthony Zinni, former Commander of U.S. Central Command"Over the past several years, I have personally participated in several wargames to find solutions to the health challenges facing our country
These simulations can accomplish in a day or two the kind of practical problem solving and consensus building that too often takes months or even years
If your organization hasn't put these methods to work, you should." -Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the U.S.
House of Representatives, founder of the Center for Health Transformation"Wargaming, once only a discipline used in military preparation, has emerged as a driving force in shaping strategies in corporate boardrooms
Any leader in either government or business will benefit greatly from this book and understanding the potential of wargaming in their own decision making." -Michael McConnell, Director of National Intelligence, United States"Fascinating stuff
These wargaming techniques allow participants to develop scenarios that can lead to unexpected and remarkable outcomes
The wargames described in this book, particularly those on national security and energy issues, often suggest a future no one could have imagined in advance
Public policymakers should take note." --New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and former U.S.
Secretary of Energy
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