Strategist Interview

Roger Corbett, former CEO of Woolworths

Top management teams

The Top Management Team plays a pivotal role in strategy, pushing a strategic agenda from above or cultivating one from the bottom up. In this video Roger Corbett, an executive director with several blue-chip firms and former CEO of Woolworths, discusses the strategic role of top management teams and shares his decades-long experience of strategy and decision-making from the shop floor to the boardroom.

In this video you will learn about:

  • How you become a strategist [02:56]
  • Defining strategy and taking a punt [04:30]
  • Top management and the board [10:32]
  • The role of leadership [13:55]
  • Exert your rights [22:22]