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Ryuuichi, US

Strategy is Irrational

Another important notion described by Ohmae in The Mind of the Strategist is the non-linair and irrational nature of (Japanese) strategy. The most reliable way of dissecting a situation into its constituent parts, and then reasasembling them in the desired advantageous strategic way, is not a rational step by step methodology.
It should be creative, new, unconventional and non-linair, making use of the human brain, the ultimate thinking tool.
Note that many Japanese companies have only a single, naturally talented strategist instead of a big strategic planning staff.
 

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Editor, NL
 

Japanese Cognitive School

Thanks Ryuuichi for this interesting and valuable addition. Indeed Ohmae has a point. We could then classify the Japanese strategy perpective (as Ohmae describes it) within the Cognitive School of Mintzberg's Strategic Schools.
Compare also what Hermann said about 4 different ways in which the Human Brain might work.

 
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Sadik, Oman
 

Strategy is Irrational

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Jagdish B Acharya
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Strategy Must Be Irrational to Succeed

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