Professor Stanley K. Ridgley, Ph.D.

Professor Stanley K. Ridgley
  • Drexel University
  • Duke University
Strategic thinking is about unraveling the mysteries of the chaotic world around us and harnessing powerful forces to our own ends. .
Dr. Stanley K. Ridgley is Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business. He holds an M.A. in Political Science from Duke University, an M.B.A. in International Business from Temple University, and a Ph.D. in International Relations from Duke. Professor Ridgley teaches courses on global business policies, international business fundamentals, competitive intelligence, strategic management and entrepreneurship, and advanced strategic business presentations. While teaching at Temple University, he received the Musser Award for Excellence in Leadership. Professor Ridgley has lectured and presented widely in the United States, Russia, India, France, Colombia, and Singapore. A presentation coach for teams of business students, he coached the winning team for Target Corporation's annual Business Case Competition at Temple University in 2009 and 2010 and coached an Indian M.B.A. team's winning presentation in the All India Management Association's 2009 National Competition for Young Managers. His book, The Complete Guide to Business School Presentations: What your professors don't tell you...what you absolutely must know will be published in 2012 by Anthem Press. Professor Ridgley is a former military intelligence officer for the U.S. Army and served five years in West Berlin and near the Czech-German border, where he received the George S. Patton Award for Leadership from the 7th Army NCO Academy.
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15 Courses and Sets

  1. Strategic Thinking Skills

    Strategic Thinking Skills

    Stanley K. Ridgley
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    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    Strategic thinking is a powerful and invaluable skill, one that leads to greater chances of success in whatever professional and personal projects you're involved in. It involves setting goals, developing long-range plans, anticipating the unexpected, analyzing your environment, and even cooperating with your competitors. With Strategic Thinking Skills, you'll get a simple and comprehensive guide to the skills,...
  2. (Set) Sharpening Your Thinking Skills  Set

    (Set) Sharpening Your Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $859.80 Starting at $859.80 $1,019.80 $859.80$1,019.80
    Equip yourself with powerful skills that will lead to better thinking and greater success in your personal and professional life with these four immensely practical courses. First, in Strategic Thinking Skills, get a comprehensive guide to the skills, tactics, techniques, tools, case studies, and lessons behind the process of setting goals, developing long-range plans, anticipating the unexpected, analyzing your...
  3. (Set) Strategic Thinking Skills & Art of Critical Decision Making  Set

    (Set) Strategic Thinking Skills & Art of Critical Decision Making

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Get a simple and comprehensive guide to the skills, tactics, techniques, tools, case studies, and lessons behind the thinking that's so important for business success, and in your everyday life as well, with this special course set. In Strategic Thinking Skills, you'll learn how to set goals, develop long-range plans, anticipate the unexpected, analyze your environment, and even cooperate with your competitors. And...
  4. (Set)  Strategic Thinking Skills & Your Deceptive Mind Set

    (Set) Strategic Thinking Skills & Your Deceptive Mind

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
  5. (Set) The Philosopher's Toolkit & Strategic Thinking Skills Set

    (Set) The Philosopher's Toolkit & Strategic Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Learn about the pitfalls that inhibit good thinking and their remedies, as well as the art of thinking strategically in business and in life, with this practical course set. In The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room, you'll gain the tools to be more creative, logical, inventive, realistic, and rational in your thinking and in all aspects of your daily life. And in Strategic...
  6. (Set) Strategic Thinking Skills & Effective Communication Skills  Set

    (Set) Strategic Thinking Skills & Effective Communication Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Get a simple and comprehensive guide to the skills, tactics, techniques, tools, case studies, and lessons behind the thinking that's so important for business success, and in your everyday life as well, with this special course set. In Strategic Thinking Skills, you learn how to set goals, develop long-range plans, anticipate the unexpected, analyze your environment, and even cooperate with your competitors. And in...
  7. (Set) Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Strategic Thinking Skills Set

    (Set) Creative Thinker's Toolkit & Strategic Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $509.90 $259.90$509.90
    Sharpen your mind with The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit and Strategic Thinking Skills. Marvel at the inner workings of the mind and harness their powers, developing skills that improve decision making and unleash your full creative potential.
  8. (Set) The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset  & Strategic Thinking Skills  Set

    (Set) The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset & Strategic Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Learn to think strategically and make better decisions in business and in your personal life with this highly practical two-course set. First, in Strategic Thinking Skills, you'll identify how to set goals, develop long-range plans, anticipate the unexpected, analyze your environment, and even cooperate with your competitors. Then in The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset, you'll learn...
  9. (Set) Strategic Thinking Skills & Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond  Set

    (Set) Strategic Thinking Skills & Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Learn to think strategically and make better decisions in business and in your personal life with this practical two-course set. First, in Strategic Thinking Skills, learn how to set goals, develop long-range plans, anticipate the unexpected, analyze your environment, and even cooperate with your competitors. Then, in Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond, acquire a basic working knowledge of...
  10. (Set) Masters of War & Strategic Thinking Skills Set

    (Set) Masters of War & Strategic Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Learn to think more strategically in business and your own life with this two-course set. First, in Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers, you'll get an inside look at the thought process and historical context of the world's greatest war strategists. Then, with Strategic Thinking Skills, you'll find a comprehensive guide to the skills, tactics, techniques, tools, case studies, and lessons behind the...
  11. (Set) Skepticism 101: How to Think like a Scientist & Strategic Thinking Skills  Set

    (Set) Skepticism 101: How to Think like a Scientist & Strategic Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $229.90 Starting at $229.90 $229.90 $229.90$229.90

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    Train your brain to think more deliberately and objectively with this immensely practical course duo. In Skepticism 101: How to Think like a Scientist, you'll discover how to apply the rational, empirical methods of skepticism to detect specious claims and faulty logic in any scenario you encounter. And with Strategic Thinking Skills, you'll get a simple and comprehensive guide to the tactics, techniques, tools,...
  12. (Set)  Strategic Thinking Skills & Optimizing Brain Fitness Set

    (Set) Strategic Thinking Skills & Optimizing Brain Fitness

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $384.90 Starting at $384.90 $454.90 $384.90$454.90
  13. (Set) Big Data & Strategic Thinking Skills Set

    (Set) Big Data & Strategic Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
  14. (Set) Critical Business Skills for Success & Strategic Thinking Skills Set

    (Set) Critical Business Skills for Success & Strategic Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $744.90 Starting at $744.90 $879.90 $744.90$879.90
    See how strategic thinking skills lead to better success at business in this set of courses. Start by learning the five fundamentals you need to know to achieve success in business. Next, get a simple and comprehensive guide to the skills, tactics, techniques, tools, case studies, and lessons behind strategic thinking.
  15. (Set) How to Play Chess & Strategic Thinking Skills Set

    (Set) How to Play Chess & Strategic Thinking Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    Strategic thinking is a powerful skill, one that leads to greater chances of success in whatever projects you're involved in. Get invaluable tips on how to use strategic thinking with this two-course set. In How to Play Chess, a renowned player and teacher shows you how to effectively win the game of kings. Strategic Thinking Skills will help you make savvier decisions to increase your productivity in everyday life....