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Judgment and Strategy

Robin Holt


Judgment and Strategy makes a passionate plea for an imaginative, open, and altogether more humble understanding of strategic activity. Prompted by a reading of skeptical philosophy, the book defines strategy as the on-going presentation of an organization form to itself and others, and embeds this definition in a discussion of the wider modern project of ‘knowing and declaring oneself’. Three related and often interwoven kinds of strategic self presentation are identified: the use of representational knowledge, the creation of vision, and the assertion of will. All three assume the job of str ... More

Keywords: organization studies, strategy, judgment, poetic, vision, skepticism, Kant, Hazlitt, Shakespeare, spectator, aesthetics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199671458
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199671458.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robin Holt, author
Professor, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School