Ian Speller, Christopher Tuck,'s Amphibious Warfare PDF

By Ian Speller, Christopher Tuck,

ISBN-10: 1862271364

ISBN-13: 9781862271364

A whole heritage of the speculation and perform of amphibious operations within the twentieth century. The textual content takes the reader via a stage-by-stage account of amphibious tactical operations, and contains technical details.

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Second, place each on a priority framework which rates the expected value of each initiative against the estimated difficulty to implement. Third, select priorities, drawing a line between those initiatives which will be pursued and those which will not. Last, allocate resources. A clearly defined set of priorities (and an equally clearly defined set of non-priorities) can guide resource allocation to those areas that will lead to the highest return on corporate and human capital. 4. Strategic Option Selection This stage involves valuing the range of options specified at the end of the diagnostic phase and spelling out the pros and cons of each.

Only by following all three on a fully coordinated basis can a strategy be based on facts, be designed for full and successful implementation and create lasting and tangible benefits for all stakeholders. The purpose of the diagnostic phase is to clarify all facts related to the historical and current business environment, observe and understand the trends and influences on the future and spell out precisely the options available to the management or ownership team. Only when this phase is concluded can the design and implementation planning phases begin.

2. Complexity and Convergence Modern business is rapidly becoming more complex. Companies are multi-national and transnational. Product and service options proliferate. Logistics, technologies and manufacturing systems flex and evolve globally. Competitors, suppliers, distributors, owners and managers all operate amid perpetual change and growing complexity. Perhaps the most effective response to complexity is to pursue a clear and compelling vision. Only constant focus on a common goal, supported by up to date information, effective communication and uninterrupted effort can bring about constructive change in any complex dynamic system.

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