Connect 1-Semester Access Card for Essentials of Strategic Management

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2014-02-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents


Section A: Introduction and Overview

Chapter 1: Strategy, Business Models, and Competitive Advantage

Chapter 2: Charting a Company’s Direction: Vision and Mission, Objectives, and Strategy

Section B: Core Concepts and Analytical Tools

Chapter 3: Evaluating a Company’s External Environment

Chapter 4: Evaluating a Company’s Resources, Capabilities, and Competitiveness

Section C: Crafting a Strategy

Chapter 5: The Five Generic Competitive Strategies

Chapter 6: Strengthening a Company’s Competitive Position: Strategic Moves, Timing, and Scope of Operations

Chapter 7: Strategies for Competing in International Markets

Chapter 8: Corporate Strategy: Diversification and the Multibusiness Company

Chapter 9: Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Sustainability, and Strategy

Section D: Executing the Strategy

Chapter 10: Superior Strategy Execution – Another Path to Competitive Advantage


Case 1: Mystic Monk Coffee

Case 2: Under Armour’s Strategy in 2013 – Good Enough to Win Market Share from Nike and adidas?

Case 3: lululemon athletica, Inc.

Case 4: Coach Inc. in 2012: Its Strategy in the “Accessible” Luxury Goods Market

Case 5: Chipolte Mexican Grill in 2013: Can It Hit a Second Home Run?

Case 6: Google’s Strategy in 2013

Case 7: Nucor Corporation in 2012: Using Economic Downturns as an Opportunity to Grow Stronger

Case 8: Tata Motors: Can It Become a Global Contender in the Automobile Industry?

Case 9: The Walt Disney Company: Its Diversification Strategy in 2012

Case 10: Robin Hood

Case 11: Herman Miller Inc.: Unrelenting Pursuit of Reinvention and Renewal

Case 12: Frog’s Leap Winery in 2011 – the Sustainability Agenda

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