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Strategic Direction

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2018: 0.08
CiteScoreTracker 2019: 0.05 (Updated Monthly)

Editorial objectives

Leaders In banner.Strategic Direction is an essential management information resource for today's strategic thinkers. As a unique service, we scan through the best 400 management journals in the world and distill the most topical management issues and relevant implications for senior managers out of the cutting-edge research. We regularly present case study reviews of the Fortune 500 companies. Each briefing (no more than 2 to 3 pages long) is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the arguments in context.

Unique attributes

Strategic Direction offers CEOs powerful advantages by briefing them on the key ideas and major issues affecting business today.


As the business environment becomes more competitive, the quality of strategic thinking demonstrated by an organization can become a measure of its success. This journal is the first of its kind, built solely around the needs of the CEOs and their strategy teams, and is an essential tool in the conception and implementation of powerful strategies.

Key benefits

The journal's quality content will help CEOs define strategies, and also ensure their support within the organization, by suggesting ways of communicating your objectives and motivating others to achieve them.

  • Save valuable management time by accessing the best management research through our easy-to-digest reviews
  • Keep up-to-date with management developments worldwide
  • Track the success or failures of strategies undertaken by the Fortune 500 companies
  • Read the current ideas from some of the best strategic thinkers today

Key journal audiences

  • Managing Directors
  • Market Analysts
  • Business Strategists
  • Management Consultants
  • Company Directors
  • Financial Directors
  • Chief Executive Officers, their advisors and strategy teams


  • Defining the strategic intent of your organization
  • Initiating change - and ensuring it happens
  • Learning from global competitors
  • Managing information technology
  • Protecting your technological lead
  • Procuring, organizing and utilizing competitive information
  • Recruiting, motivating and keeping people you need
  • Using manufacturing as a strategic weapon

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