Emergent Strategy or Emerging Strategy?

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Emergent Strategy or Emerging Strategy?
Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
Having re-read the introduction to "Emergent Strategy" I ask if it has not been misnamed? I raise this question on the following grounds:
1. Identification of strategy in business is an evolutionary process - it cannot be forced;
2. The time required to formulate a strategy varies according to a number of factors including:
- The state of business in the market place;
- The needs of the entrepreneur(s) involved in creating the business; and
- The financial demands of the business and availability of these funds.
3. In my opinion, the identification and definition of the business "aim" or "end-state".
For these reasons, I suggest that emergent strategy should rather be referred to as either "emerging strategy" or "strategic evolution"....Sign up

Another (my) View of Emergent Strategy
Denis Hitchens, Business Consultant, Australia, Member
Dealing with 'emergent' is fraught since so many views are held of the condition. I take a simple working definition view that emergent events are 'so...Sign up

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