Description : Covering both practical and theoretical aspects of strategic management, this three-volume work brings the complex topic down to earth and enables readers to gain competitive business advantages in their marketplace.
Description : The knowledge of business policy and techniques of strategic management is the need of the hour to prospective business managers. The present competitive environment has brought several drastic changes in policy making and strategic management. Hence, there is necessity of theoretical understanding about the business policy as well as strategic management. Most of the organizations have started adopting strategic management system. This book focuses on conceptual approach to the subject as well as some select case studies, which make a foundation to the knowledge of strategic management.
Description : Increasingly, the challenge of management is to create and supply knowledge in order to sustain organizational performance. However, few books on management strategy have been written using this concept as a foundation. This unique volume adopts a knowledge-based approach that will complement and perhaps supplant other perspectives. Editors Nick Bontis and Chun Wei Choo look at the literature through the lens of strategic management and from the vantage point of organizational science. The thirty readings have been carefully selected and commissioned to provide the best literature available--from articles newly written for this book and from existing publications.
Description : In this thorough and accessible guide, Philip Sadler details the fundamental concepts, frameworks and ideas necessary to formulate and implement strategy. Designed to meet the needs of busy MBA students and practising managers alike, Strategic Management will guide the reader through the most important work by academics and consultants in the field of strategy.
Description : The revised and updated Fifth Edition gives an in-depth and incisive analysis of the basic principles of strategic management. The exposition of these principles is reinforced by seven case studies that encompass the broad spectrum of Indian companies. These case studies are culled mainly from manufacturing and information technology, and include both private and public sector units. The case studies will be of immense help to the budding managers as well as provide them with the requisite practical orientation for understanding the strategic management issues. The inclusion of the concepts, theory and case studies in a single, compact volume is the main feature of the book, which makes the subject easier to understand and learn. Intended primarily as a textbook for postgraduate students of management and commerce, this book is of immense help to all those attending management development and executive development programmes. New to This Edition • A brief section on ‘Government Initiatives’ is added in Chapter 4. • Section on ‘CSR activities mandated by the Government of India’, have been incorporated in Chapter 5. • A new case study on Indian Airline has been introduced. • All case studies of the previous edition have been updated with latest company information and development.
Description : Airborne Express, Hershey's, Motorola, Pillsbury—how do the executives of international corporations formulate effective strategies for corporate success? Filled with helpful insights into the state of the art in strategic management, this book provides a framework for the formulation, implementation, and control of strategies for all types of domestic and global organizations. You'll also find 21 suggested corporate cases for analysis (complete with reference sources), including Blockbuster Video, PepsiCo, Harley-Davidson, Nike, Home Depot, and Microsoft. This up-to-date volume gives you a comprehensive overview of strategic management in an easy-to-read format. It addresses important current issues, such as TQM (Total Quality Management), reengineering, benchmarking, and the formulation of strategic management in international markets. Strategic Management: Formulation, Implementation, and Control in a Dynamic Environment is a part of The Haworth Press, Inc. promotion book series edited by Richard Alan Nelson, Ph.D., APR. Here is a small sample of what Strategic Management: Formulation, Implementation, and Control in a Dynamic Environment will teach you about: the definition, meaning, and history of strategic management the difference between business policy and business strategy corporate structure, governance, and culture mission statements how to assess the corporate/business environment—internal, external, and macro how to formulate an effective business strategy strategic alternatives—specialization, diversification, alliances, joint ventures, acquisitions, and more dealing with foreign governments and competing on a global scale the role of the general manager and the board of directors the control process and ways to measure the financial soundness of strategic decisions management techniques for not-for-profit companies Strategic Management: Formulation, Implementation, and Control in a Dynamic Environment is an ideal reference for any teacher, student, or professional in the management arena.
Description : This student-focused text provides an emphasis on skills development. Packed with real-life examples of what can go wrong with even the most well-conceived strategies, there is a focus on realism throughout. With a highly accessible writing style, this text it is an invaluable learning tool for all students in this area.
Description : "This book looks at the unique characteristics of cultural organizations and shows readers how to tailor a strategic plan to help these organizations meet their objectives. Including examples, cases, questions and suggestions for further reading, this book is designed to accompany classes on strategic planning, cultural management or arts management"--
Description : Miller clearly takes a stand. The text emphasizes developing a competitive advantage for the purpose of achieving superior financial performance. This central focus forms an integrating theme demonstrated from the start by the, "Architecture of Strategy" framework. The nature of strategic management is changing in such a way that all managers, regardless of organizational level or functional specialty, are becoming more involved in helping formulate and implement strategies for the entire business. Every case was selected because it illustrates this concept in practice