Product Thinking
Episode 171: Applying Military Tactics to Strategy Execution with Author Stephen Bungay
May 15, 2024
In this episode of the Product Thinking podcast, host Melissa Perri is joined by Stephen Bungay, author of The Art of Action and former Director of the Ashridge Strategic Management Centre. Join them as they explore Stephen’s approach to strategy execution. They discuss the common struggles in strategy execution and how to overcome them in your product management team.
In this episode of the Product Thinking podcast, host Melissa Perri is joined by Stephen Bungay, author of The Art of Action and former Director of the Ashridge Strategic Management Centre. Join them as they explore Stephen’s approach to strategy execution. They discuss the common struggles in strategy execution and how to overcome them in your product management team.

Stephen is an author, keynote speaker, teacher, and strategy consultant to some of the world’s leading companies. He is the former Director of the Ashridge Strategic Management Centre, based in London, and was previously the Professor of Strategy at the Ashridge Executive Education Hult International Business School. Stephen spent 30 years working in consulting, in which he was the vice-president of the Boston Consulting Group for 18 years. 

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