To read the full version of this content please select one of the options below:

‘The alchemist, in search of the philosopher's stone, discovers phosphorus…’

The Antidote

ISSN: 1363-8483

Article publication date: 1 September 1998

Abstract

Discusses alchemists and their place in history, plus the adepts ‐ who supposedly possessed ‘the philosopher's stone’. Goes on to discuss strategy in depth and how it came about in, roughly, 1958. Makes graphic use of a timeline (from 1945 to the 1990s), to add to explanations. Describes strategy as, perhaps, the philosopher's stone of management. Picks out some main strands and, by placing them in a broad historical context, tries to illustrate where they build on each other or when they unexpectedly diverged.

Keywords

Citation

Kippenberger, T. (1998), "‘The alchemist, in search of the philosopher's stone, discovers phosphorus…’", The Antidote, Vol. 3 No. 6, pp. 4-5. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000006579

Publisher

:

MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1998, MCB UP Limited