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The Strategy Paradox

Why committing to success leads to failure (and what to do about it)

by Michael E. Raynor

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Published by Currency .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7441161M
ISBN 100385516223
ISBN 109780385516228


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