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Combining quality and user-friendliness with rigor and relevance, Frank T. Rothaermel synthesizes theory, empirical research, and practical applications in a breakthrough new text designed to prepare students for the types of challenges they will face as managers in the globalized and turbulent businessenvironment of the 21st century. This new textbook, written with a single, strong voice, weaves together classic and cutting-edge theory with in-chapter cases and strategy highlights, to teach students how companies gain and sustain competitive advantage. OneBook... OneVoice... OneVision
Table of Contents
Part One: Strategy Analysis Chapter 1 What Is Strategy and Why Is It Important? Chapter 2 The Strategic Management Process Chapter 3 External Analysis: Industry Structure, Competitive Forces, and Strategic Groups Chapter 4 Internal Analysis: Resources, Capabilities, and Activities Chapter 5 Competitive Advantage and Firm Performance
Part Two: Strategy Formulation Chapter 6 Business Strategy: Differentiation, Cost Leadership, and Integration Chapter 7 Business Strategy: Innovation and Strategic Entrepreneurship Chapter 8 Corporate Strategy: Vertical Integration and Diversification Chapter 9 Corporate Strategy: Acquisitions, Alliances, and Networks Chapter 10 Global Strategy: Competing Around the World
Part Three: Strategy Implementation Chapter 11 Organizational Design: Structure, Culture, and Control Chapter 12 Corporate Governance, Business Ethics, and Strategic Leadership
Part Four: MINICASES MINICASE 1 Michael Phelps: Strategizing for Gold MINICASE 2 Strategy and Serendipity: A Billion-Dollar Bonanza MINICASE 3 The Home Depot’s Eco Options Boost Profit Margins MINICASE 4 Starbucks: Re-creating Its Uniqueness MINICASE 5 GE under Jack Welch vs. Jeffrey Immelt MINICASE 6 JetBlue: Losing the Magic Touch? MINICASE 7 Which Automotive Technology Will Win? MINICASE 8 Core Competencies: From Circuit City to CarMax MINICASE 9 P&G’s New Corporate Strategy: “Connect+Develop” MINICASE 10 The Wonder from Sweden: Is IKEA’s Success Sustainable? MINICASE 11 Sony’s Silos Prevent Collaboration Across Divisions MINICASE 12 PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi: “Performance with a Purpose”