Thursday, June 22, 2006

Sun Bin on Ma, Chen, and the recall

I don't have much time for blogging today. Papers to grade, edit, and write. Meanwhile Sun Bin out of Hong Kong has an interesting post with some good comments from David at jujuflop.

One of the key tools in strategy formulation is 'leverage'. Leveraging means mobilizing resources that you would not normally be able to command, or even your enemy's resources, to achieve your objectives. The other is to choose the battleground where you are most likely to win, by tricking or forcing the opponent into there.

It seems that the descendants of Sun Zi and followers in Taiwan know this very well. As an illustration, there are two blogs in Taiwan that got the essence of Sun Zi.....

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