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Strategy Making: Providing Orientation and Sense

  • Günter Müller-StewensEmail author
  • Luigi Gioia
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Part of the CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance book series (CSEG)

Abstract

In this chapter the authors explain how strategic thinking is introduced to the participants of a leadership course. They put into focus the stakeholder management approach where the task of the leaders is to shape balanced and sustainable relations. The authors introduce a stepwise approach to develop a strategy and an implementation plan for a monastery. The chapter ends with observations and recommendations to Benedictine leaders.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Von Hügel InstituteSt. Edmund’s College, University of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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