The Top Management Team: Key to Strategic Success

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The top executive who seeks strategic success will work first and foremost at assembling a managerial team well suited to formulating and implementing strategies in the particular competitive environment faced by the firm. This article presents an analytical framework for assessing and designing top management teams. The value of the framework, illustrated in the case of an actual general manager grappling with an appraisal of his top team, lies in specifying the elements of this important process and identifying the range of issues the manager must consider.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-108
Number of pages21
JournalCalifornia Management Review
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Strategy and Management


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