Planning Review: Volume 13 Issue 5


Table of contents

A letter from the President

Ronald L. Lerman

Businesses today require more and better planning and more and better strategies than ever before. Yet, as some of us are painfully aware, planning departments, at least…

Strategic management hits its stride

Michael G. Allen

Strategic management—the infusion of strategic principles in the running of a business—has demonstrated impressive power by dramatically improving the performance of a…

The evolution of strategic planning at Signode

Thomas E. Noyes

Signode Industries, Inc., is the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of strapping systems for use in packaging and materials handling. The company also…

Corporate I.D.

J. Thomas Schanck

Why is Signode, a privately held company, making a sizeable investment in corporate identity advertisements in major business magazines, mounting a business press…

Shareholder value and executive compensation

Louis J. Brindisi

The creation of shareholder value should be the springboard for executive reward. This principle is based on the simple precept that the market is rational—that it…

Orchestrating planning creativity

James F. Bandrowski

While corporate executives have long realized that the ultimate goal of strategic planning is to forge a competitive advantage that will produce superior profits, only in…

The executive mind

William Torbert

Bill, you've been serving as the chief operating officer for the Boston College MBA program for the past six years. You've also written about a quality you associate with…

Linking business and technology strategy

Donald W. Collier

We believe that technology—defined broadly as know‐how—is the raison d'être for any business. A company's organization, philosophy, and culture will tend to shape itself…

Software tools for planning: DSS and AI/expert systems

Warren Briggs

Important new tools are now available to planning professionals and their information systems support staff. These new tools create both opportunities and…



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Strategy & Leadership

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1975 – 1996

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Emerald Publishing Limited