Keeping in view the requirement of various management schools and professionals, this book presents dynamically changing policies, strategies, business models, frameworks and practices of corporate enterprises in India and abroad in an interesting and stimulating manner. The concepts are structured around the decision making process with suitable examples to enlighten students and managers with practices and techniques of making business strategies in today’s competitive environment. The book includes 13 real-life Indian cases to provide an invaluable opportunity to the readers to apply their theoretical knowledge in solving business problems by analysing strategic issues of specific organizations. Besides management studies, the text will also prove useful to the students of commerce and allied areas. KEY FEATURES : Discusses new paradigms of managing challenges in corporate enterprises. Includes a separate chapter on strategies of Mergers and Acquisitions. Highlights strategy execution and implementation factors. Emphasizes organizational culture and its relevance in organizational effectiveness.
Written in a lucid way, this book traverses the entire panorama of strategic management.
An introduction to the multidisciplinary field of strategic management, which incorporates knowledge from traditional business fields such as economics, management, marketing, finance, and operations management as well as non-business fields like psychology, sociology, and anthropology. The text co
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: CONCEPTS AND CASES, 7th edition provides the most accurate, relevant, and complete presentation of strategic management today. Each edition is thoroughly updated to include cutting edge research and trends that are shaping business strategy. The authors guide students through the strategic management process using a unique model that blends the classic industrial organizational model with the resource-based view of the firm to explain how firms use the strategic management process to build a sustained competitive advantage. Throughout the text carefully selected examples and highlights help put the ideas presented into context. The text's stunning four color design, illustrative models and figures also helps to focus students attention on the key points. In addition to the concepts portion, the text includes 35 compelling case studies or you can easily build your own case selections from premier providers such as Harvard, Ivey, and Darden. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This innovative introduction to business policy and strategic management, covering both the illustrative cases and conceptual foundation, offers authoritative approaches to strategic leadership in emerging markets. Among its many unique features, this comprehensively updated and revised second edition is structured to help students think strategically. The major organizational issues in strategy development are covered through an analytical study of: Nine different perspectives on organization to capture the rich history of the discipline and enlighten the nature of strategy. The concept of strategic intent to guide action. 9-M model to analyze strategies in functional areas of manpower, materials, methods, money, manufacturing, machine, marketing, motivating, and manipulating. Competitive gaming model to strategize different types of market structures. Internetworking model to develop high-performance Internet ventures. Strategic business model to unfold hidden value into new directions. Value model to explain strategic elements of innovation and technology management. Ethical and international issues in the context of corporate governance. Strategic leadership model relevant to the emerging market ground realities. Strategic control model (both balanced and extended scorecard) to explore the influence of environmental and cultural contexts on effective performance. The text is well supported by more than one thousand sources of international research, India-focused case studies and experiential assignments. This comprehensive text on theory and practice of strategic management is a must read for management students as well as business practitioners and consultants.
Updated to include the current models, theories, and hospitality practices, this book is a comprehensive guide to strategic management in the international hospitality industry.
Introduce your students to strategic management with the market-leading text that sets the standard for the most complete, relevant presentation. Written by highly respected experts and prestigious instructors, Hitt, Ireland and Hoskissons, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION, CONCEPTS AND CASES, 10E provides an intellectually rich, yet thoroughly practical, analysis of strategic management today. This unique text is the only one that integrates the classic industrial organization model with a resource-based view of the firm to give students a complete understanding of how today’s businesses use strategic management to establish a sustained competitive advantage. The authors combine the latest, cutting-edge research and strategic management trends with ideas from some of today’s most prominent scholars. A strong global focus and carefully selected examples from more than 600 emerging and established companies place ideas into context within an inviting, practical presentation. A wealth of learning features, experiential exercises and more than 30 all-new compelling cases examine a broad range of critical issues confronting managers today. Engaging, updated video cases, CNOW online teaching tools, and a complete electronic business library help keep issues current and relevant. STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION provides the solid understanding your students need to effectively apply strategic management tools and techniques to increase performance and their organization’s competitive advantage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This book produces a clear and concise introduction to principles and concepts of strategic management as required by practicing managers and those in colleges and universities who are aspiring to become strategic managers.
Examine strategic management with the market-leading text that sets the standard for the most intellectually rich, yet thoroughly practical, analysis of strategic management today. Written by highly respected experts Hitt, Ireland, and Hoskisson, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION, CONCEPTS AND CASES, Eleventh Edition, combines the latest cutting-edge research and strategic management trends with ideas from some of today’s most prominent scholars. This is the only text that integrates the classic industrial organization model with a resource-based view of the firm to give you a complete understanding of how today’s businesses use strategic management to establish a sustained competitive advantage. A strong global focus and examples from more than 600 emerging and leading companies place ideas into context within an inviting, practical presentation. A wealth of learning features and more than 30 all-new compelling cases examine a broad range of critical issues confronting managers today. Engaging video cases, CengageNOWTM online learning tools, and a complete electronic business library help keep your study current and relevant. STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION provides the solid understanding you need to effectively apply strategic management tools and techniques for increased performance and tomorrow’s competitive advantage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Featuring a model that is widely used for strategic planning among consultants and companies worldwide, this current, well-written book offers a practitioner-oriented perspective, meets all AACSB guidelines, and focuses on skill-building in all major areas of strategy formation, implementation, and evaluation. Global, natural environment and e-commerce themes are evident throughout the book which also contains 46 Experiential Exercises. A five-part organization includes an overview of strategic management; coverage of strategic formulation, implementation, and evaluation; and a strategic management case analysis. For consultants and other strategic planners.
For undergraduate and graduate courses in strategy. This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States David offers a skills-oriented, practitioner perspective on strategy, thoroughly updated with current research and concepts. In today's economy, gaining and sustaining a competitive advantage is harder than ever. Strategic Management captures the complexity of the current business environment and delivers the latest skills and concepts with unrivaled clarity, helping students develop their own cutting-edge strategy through skill-developing exercises and cases. The thirteenth edition explores the current global recession and shows how it has affected the business environment, providing students with updated coverage of strategic-management concepts, theory, research, and techniques in every chapter.
Thompson/Strickland has always included the most recent research in strategy in a way that students can understand and apply it to business cases and problems. In addition, Thompson offers more coverage of strategy implementation than most other texts, which many instructors think is critical if students are to understand the how and not just the what and why. Thompson’s coverage of Michael Porter’s classic 5-forces model is clearer and more detailed than in other texts, according to reviewers. With this edition the market leader looks better than ever before, offering a new 4-color design, improved writing style, and two new chapters on global and e-commerce strategy. The Thompson and Strickland cases have always been another strong selling point. Over the years, this author team has developed a great network of case authors and is able to select from the cream of the crop. And, having taught the course themselves for many years, they are very experienced in selecting the types of cases that will spark student interest and generate lively classroom discussions. Many of the cases reflect high profile companies, products, and people that students will have heard of, know about from personal experience, or can easily identify with. The new case line-up features an exciting collection of dot.com/New Economy companies such as America Online, WingspanBank.com, drkoop.com, Intel, EBay, CDNow, Dell, and Competition in the Electronic Brokerage industry. Cases are further selected to highlight other critical types of business and trends, such as non-U.S. companies, globalization, cross-cultural situations, relatively small, entrepreneurial firms, non-profit organizations, and more.
The global economic recovery has created a business environment that is quite different and more complex than before. This new edition of the textbook reveals how to conduct effective strategic planning in this new world order.
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION, 7th edition provides the most accurate, relevant, and complete presentation of strategic management today. Each edition is thoroughly updated to include cutting edge research and trends that are shaping business strategy. The authors guide students through the strategic management process using a unique model that blends the classic industrial organizational model with the resource-based view of the firm to explain how firms use the strategic management process to build a sustained competitive advantage. Throughout the text carefully selected examples and highlights help put the ideas presented into context. The text's stunning four color design, illustrative models and figures also helps to focus students attention on the key points. Adopters of the concepts split can easily integrate their own case selections and readings from leading providers such as Harvard, Ivey, and Darden through Cengage Learning Custom Solutions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Hospitality Strategic Management , Concepts and Cases. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Primarily intended for the postgraduate students of commerce and management, this compact text covers all the topics prescribed in almost all universities and autonomous institutes in India. Each concept is explained with the help of many real-life examples from the Indian context. Considering the fact that the understanding of the concept of strategic intent is prerequisite to the understanding of strategic management, the chapter on strategic intent is included which brings out the differences between various elements of strategic intent. It also covers the current happenings in the businesses from the Indian context. Similarly, a topic on strategic choice has been discussed at length because of the fact that BCG growth-share matrix and GE nine-cell matrix are extremely useful in making a strategic decision in real life. Besides, the book contains ten case studies on various topics of strategic management such as environmental appraisal, critical success factors, SWOT analysis, strategic intent, strategic choice, business level strategy formulation and choice of growth strategy. All these cases are provided with authentic industry specific data. Firms are chosen from different businesses thereby giving business-specific flavour and a broad understanding of various business domains.
This book combines text, cases, readings and policy statements to address the need for variety in the way the business policy/strategic management course is taught. This approach allows professors to adapt the book to fit the needs of the readers. Traditional business policy topics, plus important contemporary strategic issues such as globalization, crisis management, and mergers and acquisitions are covered.

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