Week 1 Discussion – Strategy Foundations

Read the articles Five Questions That Make Strategy Real and Eight Maxims of Strategy [PDF]. From the two articles, specify the main differences between strategy and tactics. Provide support for your response.

  • Compare and contrast the main characterization of strategy that both Welch and Sir Liddell-Hart present in their respective articles.
  • From Sir Liddell-Hart’s article, select one of the eight maxims of strategy and provide a real business world example that reflects the maxim you selected. Provide rationale to support your reasoning.
  • Be sure to respond to at least one of your classmates’