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MMSL 6570 Leading Strategic Initiatives for Growth and New Value: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

MMSL 6570 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources. 

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Abell, D. F. (2006). The future of strategy is leadership. Journal of Business Research, 59(3), 310–314.

Bryant, S. E. (2003). The role of transformational and transactional leadership in creating, sharing, and exploiting organizational knowledge. The Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 9(4), 32–44.

Collins, J. (2005). Level 5 leadership: The triumph of humility and fierce resolve. Harvard Business Review, 83(7/8), 136-146.

Hamel, G., & Prahalad, C. K. (2005). Strategic intent. Harvard Business Review, 83(7/8), 148–161.

Jones, D.R. (2000). Leadership strategies for sustainable development: A case study of Suma Wholefoods. Business Strategy and the Environment, 9(6), 378-389.

Kim, W. C., & Mauborgne, R. (2005). Value innovation: A leap into the blue ocean. Journal of Business Strategy, 26(4), 22–28. 

Levitt, T. (2004). Marketing myopia. Harvard Business Review, 82(7/8), 138–149.

Magretta, J. (2002). Why business models matter. Harvard Business Review, 80(5), 86–92.

Montgomery, C. A. (2008). Putting leadership back into strategy. Harvard Business Review, 86(1), 54–60.

Schulz, W. C., & Hofer, C. W. (1999). [Preface]. In Creating value through skill-based strategy & entrepreneurial leadership. London, England: Pergamon.  [Note: this reading is no longer available in the Walden databases.]

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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