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Essentials of Strategic Management,9780130196002

Essentials of Strategic Management

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Edition:
2nd
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9780130196002

ISBN10:
0130196002
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Pub. Date:
7/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

For undergraduate and graduate courses in Strategic Management and Business Policy. A short, concise explanation of the most important concepts and techniques in Strategic Management. While based on rigorous research studies, the citations and footnotes are minimal as are examples. Essentials of Strategic Management is suitable for a variety of strategy courses and may also be used in corporate and executive training programs. Serves as an excellent supplement to cases and simulations.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Continuing Features from the First Edition ix
Features New to this Edition x
Instructor's Manual x
Acknowledgments xi
Basics of Strategic Management
1(16)
The Study of Strategic Management
2(2)
Initiation of Strategy: Triggering Events
4(1)
Basic Model of Strategic Management
5(6)
Strategic Decision Making
11(6)
In Conclusion
14(1)
Discussion Questions
15(1)
Key Terms
15(1)
Notes
15(2)
Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
17(14)
Corporate Governance: Role of the Board of Directors
18(6)
Corporate Governance: The Role of Top Management
24(2)
Social Responsibilities of Strategic Decision Makers
26(5)
In Conclusion
28(1)
Discussion Questions
29(1)
Key Terms
29(1)
Notes
29(2)
Environmental Scanning and Industry Analysis
31(23)
Environmental Scanning
32(6)
Industry Analysis: Analyzing the Task Environment
38(9)
Competitive Intelligence
47(1)
Forecasting
48(2)
Synthesis of External Factors: EFAS
50(4)
In Conclusion
52(1)
Discussion Questions
52(1)
Key Terms
52(1)
Notes
53(1)
Internal Scanning: Organizational Analysis
54(20)
Resource-Based View of the Firm
54(3)
Value-Chain Analysis
57(2)
Scanning Internal Resources
59(11)
Synthesis of Internal Factors: IFAS
70(4)
In Conclusion
71(1)
Discussion Questions
72(1)
Key Terms
72(1)
Notes
73(1)
Strategy Formulation: Situation Analysis and Business Strategy
74(20)
Situational (SWOT) Analysis
75(3)
Review of Mission and Objectives
78(1)
Generating Alternative Strategies Using a TOWS Matrix
79(13)
Business Strategies
In Conclusion
92(1)
Discussion Questions
92(1)
Key Terms
93(1)
Notes
93(1)
Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy
94(17)
Directional Strategy
95(6)
Portfolio Analysis
101(5)
Corporate Parenting
106(5)
In Conclusion
109(1)
Discussion Questions
109(1)
Key Terms
109(1)
Notes
110(1)
Strategy Formulation: Functional Strategy and Strategic Choice
111(15)
Functional Strategy
112(6)
Strategies to Avoid
118(1)
Strategic Choice: Selection of the Best Strategy
119(4)
Development of Policies
123(3)
In Conclusion
124(1)
Discussion Questions
124(1)
Key Terms
124(1)
Notes
125(1)
Strategy Implementation: Organizing for Action
126(18)
What is Strategy Implementation?
127(1)
Who Implements Strategy?
128(1)
What Must Be Done?
128(1)
How is Strategy to Be Implemented? Organizing for Action
129(11)
International Issues in Strategy Implementation
140(4)
In Conclusion
141(1)
Discussion Questions
142(1)
Key Terms
142(1)
Notes
142(2)
Strategy Implementation: Staffing and Leading
144(14)
Staffing
145(4)
Leading
149(9)
In Conclusion
155(1)
Discussion Questions
156(1)
Key Terms
156(1)
Notes
156(2)
Evaluation and Control
158(15)
Evaluation and Control in Strategic Management
159(1)
Measuring Performance
159(7)
Strategic Information Systems
166(1)
Guidelines for Proper Control
167(1)
Strategic Incentive Management
168(5)
In Conclusion
170(1)
Discussion Questions
171(1)
Key Terms
171(1)
Notes
171(2)
Suggestions for Analysis
173(9)
The Case Method
173(1)
Frameworks for Case Analysis
173(1)
Library and Internet Research
174(1)
Financial Analysis: A Place to Begin
174(6)
Using the Strategic Audit in Case Analysis
180(2)
In Conclusion
181(1)
Discussion Questions
181(1)
Key Terms
181(1)
Notes
181(1)
Appendix 11.A Suggested Techniques for Case Analysis and Presentation 182(3)
A. Case Analysis
182(1)
B. Written Report
183(1)
C. Oral Presentation By Teams
184(1)
Appendix 11.B Resources for Case Library Research 185(3)
A. Company Information
185(1)
B. Economic Information
185(1)
C. Industry Information
186(1)
D. Directory and Index Information on Companies and Industries
186(1)
E. Ratio Analysis Information
186(1)
F. On-Line Information
186(2)
Appendix 11.C Strategic Audit of a Corporation 188(11)
Index 199


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