Strategic Management A Competitive Advantage Approach, Concepts and Cases Plus MyManagementLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

by ;
  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Edition: 16th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/6/2016
  • Publisher: Pearson

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $288.06 Save up to $183.40
  • Rent Book $104.66
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide.


Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson

If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase.


For courses in strategy.

This package includes MyManagementLab®.


A Practical, Skills-oriented Approach to Strategic Management

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 readers develop their own cutting-edge strategy through skill-developing exercises. The Sixteenth Edition has been thoroughly updated and revised with current research and concepts. This edition includes 30 new cases and end-of-chapter material, including added exercises and review questions.


Personalize Learning with MyManagementLab

MyManagementLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts.


0134422570 / 9780134422572 Strategic Management: A Competitive Advantage Approach, Concepts and Cases Plus MyManagementLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package


Package consists of:

  • 0134153790 / 9780134153797 MyManagementLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Strategic Management: A Competitive Advantage Approach, Concepts and Cases
  • 0134167848 / 9780134167848 Strategic Management: A Competitive Advantage Approach, Concepts and Cases


Author Biography

Fred R. and Forest R. David, a father–son team, have published more than 50 articles in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Applied Psychology, Long Range Planning, International Journal of Management, Journal of Business Strategy, and Advanced Management Journal. Fred and Forest’s recent article titled “Mission Statement Theory and Practice: A Content Analysis and New Direction,” published in the International Journal of Business, Marketing, and Decision Sciences, is changing the way organizations devise and use vision and mission statements.


Fred and Forest are coauthors of Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases—A Competitive Advantage Approach that has been on a two-year revision cycle since 1987 when the first edition was published. This text has been a leader in the field of strategic management for almost three decades, providing an applications, practitioner-approach to the discipline. More than 500 colleges and universities have used this textbook over the years. For seven editions of this book, Forest has been sole author of the Case Instructor’s Resource Manual, having developed extensive teachers’ notes (solutions) for all the cases. Forest is author of the Case MyLab and Chapter MyLab ancillaries, as well as the free Excel Student template found on the author’s Web site. www.strategyclub.com


The authors actively assist businesses globally in doing strategic planning. They have written and published more than 100 strategic-management cases. They were invited keynote speakers in September 2015 in Monterrey, Mexico, at the “XXII Congreso Industrial,” the largest Congress of Industrial Engineering in Latin America. They were also invited keynote speakers at the Pearson International Forum in Monterrey, Mexico, delivering a one-hour presentation to 80 Spanish-speaking, management professors.


With a Ph.D. in Management from the University of South Carolina, Fred is the TranSouth Professor of Strategic Planning at Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina. Forest has taught strategic-management courses at Mississippi State University, Campbell University, and Francis Marion University.

Table of Contents

PART 1: Overview of Strategic Management

1. The Nature of Strategic Management



PART 2: Strategy Formulation

2. The Business Vision and Mission 

3. The External Assessment 

4. The Internal Assessment 

5. Strategies in Action 

6. Strategy Analysis and Choice 


PART 3: Strategy Implementation

7. Implementing Strategies: Management, Operations, and Human Resources Issues

8. Implementing Strategies: Marketing, Finance/Accounting, R&D, and MIS Issues


PART 4: Strategy Evaluation

9. Strategy Review, Evaluation, and Control 


PART 5: Key Strategic-Management Topics 

10. Business Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Environmental Sustainability 

11. Global and International Issues 


PART 6: Strategic-Management Case Analysis 

How to Prepare and Present a Case Analysis


Rewards Program

Write a Review