By: Giulio Chiesa
Thoughts on a difficult concept: thinking strategically.
Among the concepts that make up a company’s management and administration, the one that has caused more controversy in both the business and academic world is strategy. I remember that it started to infiltrate the industrial and commercial field at the end of the sixties. I came across it during a violent positioning struggle between the four giants of the American chemical sector and the pharmaceutical companies, which were the first to show a disturbing ability to take over competitors. Bruce Henderson from the Boston Consulting Group started this revolution with his “Growth-Share Matrix” and the “Experience Curve”, which shook corporations and universities to the core.