Background Note | HBS Case Collection | September 1982 (Revised October 1988)

Note on Implementing Strategy

by Richard G. Hamermesh


Presents a framework for thinking about problems of implementing strategy. Defines the tasks of implementation and the range of implementation situations, then develops four approaches to implementation and reviews a range of implementation skills. Intended for use in Business Policy II in conjunction with case studies.

Keywords: Strategy;


Hamermesh, Richard G. "Note on Implementing Strategy." Harvard Business School Background Note 383-015, September 1982. (Revised October 1988.)