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The Essential Advantage: How to Win with a Capabilities-Driven Strategy by Cesare Mainardi, Paul Leinwand

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

To some extent, expressing appreciation to a few individuals who helped with this book misses the point: our perspective on value creation and strategy is derived from at least two generations of Booz & Company (now known as Strategy&) consultants who, over time, formed the fundamental ideas behind the capabilities-driven strategy. We especially thank our clients who collaborated with us to discover the essence of advantage. We admire them for their courage in embracing capabilities-driven strategies to boldly transform their companies.

But translating those ideas into this book took great focus and effort, and we must acknowledge those individuals who made it all happen.

Our firm’s editor-in-chief, Art Kleiner—an amazing combination ...

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