Strategize! Experiential Exercises in Strategic Management (with Web Site Printed Access Card)

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-10
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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STRATEGIZE! is a valuable and informational text that allows readers to analyze a variety of strategy models and concepts in order to gain a better understanding of strategic management theory. The book presents many in- and out-of-class exercises that offer students a more applied and in-depth learning experience.

Table of Contents

Understanding Strategic Management
Decision Making at the Strategic and Operational Level
Exercise: Innkeepers of America
Understanding the Concept of Strategy
Exercise: How Do You Define Strategy?
Communicating Purpose Through Mission Statements
How Well Do These
Video--Create a Mission Organizations Communicate Their Purpose
The Board's Role in Corporate Governance
Exercise: Translating the Board's Role into Guidelines for Practice
Viewing Strategy from the Stakeholder Perspective
Wal-Mart and Banking
Role Playing Global Chemical Stakeholders' Interests and Power
Designing Strategy
Forces Affecting Competitive Strategy
Exercise: Intensity of Competition in the Casino Gambling Industry
Generating a Plan of Action: SWOT Analysis
An Action Plan for Robin Hood
Video--Kropf Fruit Co.-Future Strategy
Developing Generic Strategy
Choosing How to Compete in the Lodging
Video--The Generic Strategy of Caribou Coffee Industry
Building Competitive Advantage
Exercise: Build your Intended Strategy
Viewing Corporate Strategy from the Core Competencies
Perspective Exercise: Corporate Strategy at Honda
Global Strategic Alliances
Exercise: Renewing the General Motors-Toyota Alliance
Identifying Transnational Strategies
Exercise: Global Operations of Bata Shoe and Nike
Understanding Turnaround Management
Exercise: The Decline-Turnaround Sequence
Scenarios for Planning: Innovative Approaches for the Future
Exercise: Develop Some Scenarios
Implementing Strategy
Succeeding in Strategy Formulation and Implementation
Exercise: Diagnosing Problems at Hewlett Packard
Exercise: Designing Organizational Structures for Club Ed
Strategy Implementation Using the 7-S Model
Exercise: Transition at PeopleSoft Inc
Corporate Sustainability
Exercise: Video--BP's Level of Corporate Sustainability
Monitoring Strategy Implementation Through the Balanced Scorecard
Exercise: Everyone Knows the Score When a Major League Baseball Team Ties Performance to Its Mission
Industry Analyis
Lodging Industry Profile
Template for Industry Analysis
Template for Reading Financial Statements/Analysis
Case Study 1: Mercury Telecom
Case Study 2: Caffeine Satisfaction: Rivalry Among the Coffee Shops
Semester Projects
Team Projects A & B Project B:Project A: Comparing Two Organizations in the Same Industry Identifying Strategic Issues at Local Business Organizations
MICA Method of Case Analysis and Discussion
References and Sources
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