A review on strategy tools published in leading journals within the past 25 years

Document Type : Review article


1 PhD. Student of Business Management, Allameh Tabataba'i University of Tehran

2 MSc. of EMBA, Shahid Beheshti University of Tehran


Evolution of the strategic management knowledge shows that researches in this field has shifted the focus from the simple concepts such as providing guidelines for managers to complicated concepts. Consequently its tools have become more diversified.The aim of this paper, which has been prepared with the compilation and translation approach, is to review the strategy tools published in international leading journals within the past 25 years. In this research has been attempted with translate an article (Vuorinen et al, 2017) and review some research results in Iran, provides a comprehensive overview of strategy tools. This paper aims to address the existing gap in defining the strategy tools for implementing the strategic management theories. First strategy tools will be classified according to strategic management basics, then a comprehensive analysis will be presented in table format.


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