Volume Six: Sun Tzu's Art of War Playbook -- Responding to Situations

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This is the eBook version of Volume Six (47 articles) of our Art of War Playbook. For the print version of this book, click here to go to its page on Amazon.com.

This is the longest volume of the Playbook. The Rules in this volume explain the nature of a competitive campaign, the nine common situations that arise in compaigns, and the proper responses to those situations.  the ebook can be downloaded in three formats: PDF (acrobat), .MOBI (Kindle), and .Epub (Apple and Nook).

The Playbook itself is the culmination of over a decade of work breaking down Sun Tzu’s principles into a series of step-by-step practical articles by the Institute’s multiple award-winning author and internationally recognized Art of War expert, Gary Gagliardi. The work explains the concepts in the verses of Sun Tzu's classic on strategy in detail, explaining the
situations to which they apply the steps in Sun Tzu's system for using them with examples from modern competition.  While the original Art of War was originally written for military generals who understood the philosophical concepts of ancient China, our Art of War Playbook is written for today’s readers and provide enough descriptive material so that Sun Tzu's ideas can actually be used in everyday life. The Art of War Playbook puts Sun Tzu’s ideas into everyday, practical language as a book of instruction. Because of its size and detail, the Playbook is published in nine volumes.

The concepts covered in this volume  are listed below:

Playbook Overview
Volume One Review: Comparing Positions
Volume Two Review: Developing Perspective
Volume Three Review: Identifying Opportunities
Volume Four Review: Leveraging Probability
Volume Five Review: Minimizing Mistakes
Volume Six Overview: Responding To Situations
6.0.0 Situation Response
6.1.0 Situation Recognition
6.1.1 Conditioned Reflexes
6.1.2 Prioritizing Conditions
6.2.0 Campaign Evaluation
6.2.1 Campaign Flow
6.2.2 Campaign Goals
6.3.0 Campaign Patterns
6.3.1 Early-Stage Situations
6.3.2 Middle-Stage Situations
6.3.3 Late-Stage Situations
6.4.0 Nine Situations
6.4.1 Dissipating Situations
6.4.2 Easy Situations
6.4.3 Contentious Situations
6.4.4 Open Situations
6.4.5 Intersecting Situations
6.4.6 Serious Situations
6.4.7 Difficult Situations
6.4.8 Limited Situations
6.4.9 Desperate Situations
6.5.0 Nine Responses
6.5.1 Dissipating Response
6.5.2 Easy Response
6.5.3 Contentious Response
6.5.4 Open Response
6.5.5 Intersecting Response
6.5.6 Serious Response
6.5.7 Difficult Response
6.5.8 Limited Response
6.5.9 Desperate Response
6.6.0 Campaign Pause
6.7.0 Tailoring to Conditions
6.7.1 Form Adjustments
6.7.2 Size Adjustments
6.7.3 Strength Adjustments
6.8.0 Competitive Psychology
6.8.1 Adversity and Creativity
6.8.2 Strength in Adversity
6.8.3 Individual Toughness
The Art of War Playbook Series
About the Translator and Author
Other Art of War Books by Gary Gagliardi
Glossary of Key Concepts

The Nine Parts of the Playbook cover the following topics:
1. Comparing Positions,
2. Developing Perspective,
3. Identifying Opportunities,
4. Leveraging Probability,
5. Minimizing Mistakes,
6. Responding To Situations,  
7. Creating Momentum,
8. Winning Rewards, and
9. Defending Vulnerabilities.