Gillian Tett: The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers .. Strategy Is For Amateurs, Logistics Are For Professionals It could be that strategy is very important to the success of firms, but.
Time to revise the adage that amateurs talk strategy while “Knowing others and knowing oneself, in one hundred battles no danger.
This lesson was at the heart of Gerald Ellison's The Perils of Amateur Strategy,72 himself a veteran of Gallipoli and, until he was sacked by the Committee of.
Utility executives ignore tactics at their own peril. Slightly modifying a military maxim, one can say: “Amateurs discuss strategy; experts discuss tactics.” Thus.