Volume Three: Sun Tzu's Art of War Playbook - Identifying Opportunities

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This is our eBook download of the Volume Three (27 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 part of the Playbook focuses on Sun Tzu's principles for understanding the nature of opportunities in competition. Buyer is able to download the eBook in three formats: PDF, .epub (B&N), and .mobi (Kindle), all of them without DRM restrictions.

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 princniples in the verses of Sun Tzu's classic on strategy in detail, explaining the situations to which they apply the key methods 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. This is just the third volume. The concepts covered in this volume  are listed below:
Playbook Overview
About Volume One: Comparing Positions
About Volume Two: Developing Perspective
About Volume Volume Three: Opportunity
3.0.0 Identifying Opportunities
3.1.0 Strategic Economics
3.1.1 Resource Limitations
3.1.2 Strategic Profitability
3.1.3 Conflict Cost
3.1.4 Openings
3.1.5 Unpredictable Value
3.1.6 Time Limitations
3.2.0 Opportunity Creation
3.2.1 Environmental Dominance
3.2.2 Opportunity Invisibility
3.2.3 Complementary Opposites
3.2.4 Emptiness and Fullness
3.2.5 Dynamic Reversal
3.2.6 Opening Matrix Tool
3.3.0 Opportunity Resources
3.4.0 Dis-Economies of Scale
3.4.1 Unity Breakdown
3.4.2 Opportunity Fitness
3.4.3 Reaction Lag
3.5.0 Strength and Weakness
3.6.0 Leveraging Subjectivity
3.7.0 Redefining the Comparison
3.8.0t Strategic Matrix Analysis

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.