A hierarchical enemy is presupposed in any strategic theory
based on Clausewitz, given how he assumed the enemy to be a unified enemy.
Air Commodore Professor Frans Osinga's Science, Strategy and War: The Strategic Theory
of John Boyd (2007) contains the most systematic, detailed, and insightful treatment of Boyd's strategic reasoning and inter-disciplinary reading.
In Developing National Power in Space: A Theoretical Model, author Brent Ziarnick, an instructor at the US Air Force's Space Education and Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and an award-winning writer on military space issues, intricately details a military-type strategic theory
for a nation's space program.
for the 21st Century: The Little Book on Big Strategy.
Some might doubt that a Socratic approach combined with historical inquiry is a foundation of strategic thought, or at least of Brodies, but in truth Strachan thereby described his own approach to strategic theory
and practice as well as anyone possibly could.
The generation of asymmetry is the basis of much, if not most, strategic theory
, particularly power-specific theories such as those pertaining to seapower or airpower.
Finally, a word is needed in defense of the radio-frequency (RF) spectrum as a domain of warfare, mostly because this domain not only lacks a strategic theory
but lacks a strong proponent for theory-building.
of Otago, New Zealand), and Smith (strategic theory
Boyd's work, which is best summarized in Frans Osinga's book Science, Strategy and War: The Strategic Theory
of John Boyd, could put us on a different course.
Richard, Strategic Theory
for the 21st Century: The Little Book on the Big Strategy.
Areas of great relevance and actuality for the organizational sciences, such as the Knowledge-Based View of the firm (Grant, 1996) or the Dynamic Capabilities Theory (Eisenhardt & Martin, 2000; Teece, Pisano, & Shuen, 1997), strongly rely on resource-based strategies, highlighting the main role played by the RBV in the construction of strategic theory
. A critical analysis of the RBV that assesses its possible limitations and virtues in the context of current academic and management trends can shed some light not only on the state of the art in RBV-related studies but also on the bearing that this research might follow in years to come.