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Academics questioned about Strategy-making

7 September 2010

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In its first public evidence session on its inquiry into “Who Does UK Grand Strategy?”, the Public Administration Select Committee will hear from three distinguished academics in the field. The session is likely to examine what makes good strategy and whether this happens in the UK.

Thursday 9 September 2010

Committee Room 15


At 10.30 am

  •  Professor Peter Hennessy, Queen Mary, University of London 
  •  Professor Julian Lindley-French, Netherlands Defence Academy 
  •  Professor Hew Strachan, All Souls College, University of Oxford  

Particular issues that may arise include:

  •  defining the concept of strategy;
  •  capacity and structures for good strategy making; and
  •  whether other countries do strategy better