Your Strategy Needs a Strategy
- Required Android: 4.1 and up
- Installs: 10,000 - 50,000
- Published/Updated Date: September 12, 2017
Your Strategy Needs a Strategy is a hands on learning tool for business executives, students, and curious strategists of any kind to experience strategic environments and understand how to choose and execute the right approach to strategy. Using the simplest of businesses - selling lemonade, players must adapt their strategic approach to the various business environments of New York City's five boroughs. Based on the insights of the book Your Strategy Needs a Strategy (Harvard Business Press 2015), this app brings to life the different strategic approaches necessary to survive and thrive in today's dynamic and diverse business environments.
- 5 different boroughs representing 5 fundamental strategic environments: classical, adaptive, visionary, shaping, renewal.
- In total, 15 levels of gameplay against an increasingly challenging and strategically adept, computer opponent named after BCG's founder Bruce D. Henderson
- A Sandbox level where you can choose your preferred environment and level of difficulty
- In-game tips and post-game debriefs connect the gameplay to both theory and strategy in the real world
- Interactive Learn More section that provides background on the strategic concepts underlying each environment and approach to strategy
- Sample content from the book Your Strategy Needs a Strategy (Harvard Business Press 2015)
- Direct links to further materials and videos, such as a TED talk (http://www.ted.com/watch/ted-institute/ted-bcg/martin-reeves-your-strategy-needs-a-strategy)
- Extended seminar version of game available as part of BCG's broader strategy offering. Please reach out to the BCG Henderson Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Your Strategy Needs a Strategy APK Version History
November 22, 2017
This is a great game specially because it is less time consuming Full Review
July 8, 2017
Too simple, not about strategy, find the right place quick and never move (in those levels with static environment) If the AI find this place quicker then the game is already over and you have to retry. Also the time per level is too short if you find the best spot a bit too late you just can't catch up with the computer. The information might be sound but the gameplay is definitely not conductive to teach anything about strategy... Full Review
July 19, 2017
Tap soul Full Review
June 8, 2017
Too simple. Covers only the basics. Full Review
March 29, 2017
Quick little game interface to grasp quickly the complexity of choosing proper business spot, with some factors like crowd, weather impact in an competition market versus an ai player. I recommand as basic then move on with your learning. Full Review
December 26, 2016
Extremely nice But it's still too simple. A lot of case makes me better not moving at all. I hope there's improvement on how many I can make branches and my rivals. Your business is dead if you don't expand. Full Review
December 26, 2016
Highly innovative! Looking forward to more from BCG. Full Review
December 17, 2016
As expected from BCG Full Review
March 1, 2016
This app is an innovative tool to help executives exercise the creative business strategy approaches introduced by BGC. We live in a fast-moving, quickly changing business environment with lots of disruptive challenges to consider. This BCG app is a fun, unique tool to quickly grasp the concepts of the 5 strategic business strategies and spark ideas for business success. Full Review
February 4, 2016
Effective and intuitive An effective and intuitive way to understand different strategies in their most stripped-down form: useful to build familiarity with and practice new approaches risk-free. Full Review
January 23, 2016
I hope this app will help me to learn about business strategy I'm learning Full Review
August 13, 2016
Not useful in real life Full Review
August 17, 2017
Most powerful and knowledge based site. Endless knowledge base to explore Full Review
September 26, 2017
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