This text, containing 41 cases, is sensitive to 21st-century strategic ramifications of topics such as global economy, entrepreneurship, ethics, restructuring, continuous improvement, integrated operations and manufacturing, virtual organizations and cultural diversity. Chapters focus on tools and techniques for strategic analysis at the business level, single or dominated product/service companies and strategic analysis in multi-business companies. The model of the strategic management process has been revised to reflect strategic analysis at different organizational levels whilst also portraying the role of action plans, continuous improvement and employee empowerment within the strategic management process. The text is available as a text/cases split.
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Business Week Edition (0072355867): The big book is available as a Business Week Edition, allowing students and professors to get a 16-week subscription to Business Week for an additional $8.25. This option strengthens the tie to the strong foundation of Business Week material found in the text.
Business Week discussion cases close each chapter. These short cases are adapted from Business Week articles that relate to the chapter content. These mini-cases help to apply the material from the chapter into a real-world business situation and pose questions concerning the business strategy.
42 Business Week cases: All new cases from Business Week appear at the end of the book.
Business Week Strategy in Action boxes: Approximately half of the Strategy in Action and Global Strategy in Action boxes now come from current Business Week articles.
20 new traditional cases have been added at the end of the text. These cases provide a mixture of global and domestic markets, and manufacturing, service, and technology activities.
Global Strategy in Action boxes: These boxes help students appreciate how strategic managers worldwide meet global competition, as they learn about various businesses around the world.
Strategy in Action boxes: these provide boxed examples that illustrate contemporary business examples related to chapter topics, in order to enhance student interest and learning.
Hot topics in the 7th edition include: Corporate Social Responsibility; Agency Theory; Resource-based view of the firm; Value Chain Analysis; Executive Compensation; Balanced Scoreboard; Bankruptcy; Strategic Analysis and Choice; Value of simplicity in implementation; Crossfunctional product-team structures; and Strategic Change.
John Pearce (Wayne, PA) teaches at Villanova University. Richard Robinson (Columbia, SC) is a member of the faculty at the University of South Carolina.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Education (ISE Editions), 1997. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Bookseller Inventory # 5750622