Sun Tzu Art Of War Analysis

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In chapter 4 of Sun Tzu: Art of War, tactical disposition explains the importance of defending existing positions until a commander is capable of advancing from those positions in safety. It teaches commanders the importance of recognizing strategic opportunities, and teaches not to create opportunities for the enemy.

Line 4.1 Sun Tzu said: The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy. This means to get victory in the battle, we need to be patient and wait for the best opportunity. If we are in the situation of being unprepared, we may face the attack of enemy and defeated by them. So, the defence comes first. In business, it will be a big risk if
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Second, estimation of quantity is the meaning of division of military strength. Third, calculate for the military strength of ourselves and enemy. Forth, balancing of chances is to balance the military strength for both ourselves and enemy. Last but not least is to gain victory in the war. Nothing is certain in war and victory starts with intelligence that allows understanding of risks and opportunities, projecting possibilities for each and then acting on the one with best outcome. In business, risks and opportunities are often based more on opinion than data and calculated projection, so improving this will improve …show more content…
Armies that win are superior to those which run away. They have greater advantage and far stronger morale. So, In business, do not underestimate the power of motivation. Leading people to wins, even small ones, will increase morale and lead to more wins. After failure, work hard to restore morale.
During the war, for the side who grab the winning ticket, they will perform like the bursting of pent-up waters into a chasm of thousand fathoms deep stated Sun Tzu. Just like a speeding bullet does far more damage than if it was thrown by hand. The momentum of a powerful charge can break through even a strong defense. If apply this in business, means momentum can be caused by a string of successes that keeps competitors on the back foot and may even drive them out the

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