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Corporate strategy

A selection of material on corporate strategy, including online articles, eBooks and briefings.

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  • Key topics
  • eBooks
  • Online articles
  • Useful links
  • Articles and books in the Library collection

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The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support advice or contact library@icaew.com.

Exploring strategy

This book has long been the essential strategy text for managers of today and tomorrow. From entrepreneurial start-ups to multinationals, charities to government agencies, this book raises the big questions about organisations- how they grow, how they innovate and how they change.

Building a resilient organisation

How to design your business strategy to build a prosperous and sustainable business. The book helps readers to understand resilience within organisations and how it can be measured, assessed and enhanced.

Competing in tough times: business lessons from L.L.Bean, Trader Joe's, Costco, and other world-class retailers

The book contains chapters on the future of global retail, low-cost business strategies for retail, product and service differentiation, human resources strategies, enhancing the service experience, and practical advice for change management. The book includes illustrative case studies of real life retailers.

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Terms of use: You are permitted to access, download, copy, or print out content from eBooks for your own research or study only, subject to the terms of use set by our suppliers and any restrictions imposed by individual publishers. Please see individual supplier pages for full terms of use.

Online articles

The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. This resource is available to ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.

You will need to be logged-in to the website to gain full access to the range of articles available online.

Lombard Odier launches $400m natural capital equity fund

A new fund to invest in companies that seek to harness the power of nature using 'circular bioeconomy' has been launched by the asset management firm Lombard Odier.

The big picture for compensation in a pandemic

The article discusses several foundational principles for compensation committees in developing new approaches to executive pay. The foundational principles include the need to prioritize stakeholders, the need to focus on engagement rather than retention and the need for the boards to align performance and pay outcomes to create the appropriate incentives.

Why are we here?

Article looks at how if you give your employees a purpose they are more likely to be engaged and motivated. The key is to tie this purpose to your customers and your corporate strategy.

Compensation impacts culture

The article discusses the impact of compensation on corporate culture. Topics discussed include program features can be assets or liabilities to the organizational culture; boards and remuneration committees can use discretion or make adjustments in the evaluation of performance against short - or long term goals; and increase in public demand for disclosure and proxy adviser and investor scrutiny.

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