Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage

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Explore the most up-to-date research in the field of strategic management.

Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage provides readers and practitioners with the most up-to-date research in a way that helps them see how the concepts can be applied to the real business world. Barney explores the impact of the recent global business changes in relation to the competitive context of firms and their ability to generate and sustain competitive advantages.

The fourth edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest research in the field.

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"I love the strong disciplinary foundation in I/O economics and financial economics. This more than anything distinguishes the book from its peers." - Dr. Brain Shaffer, University of Maryland, College Park"I like that the subjects are presented completely with topics organized around strategies, not environments. Also, I like that strategy formulation and implementation are discussed together rather than as separate topics." - Dr. Jacquelynne McLellan, Frostburg State University"The single thing I like best about this test is its excellent grounding in the strategy literature. As one who tries to bring current research into the classroom and be very up front about where the literature is in flux, I - and the students - really appreciate the way this text opens up the theory." - Dr. Ken A. Smith, Syracuse University

About the Author:

Jay B. Barney is Bank Chair in Corporate Strategy at the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University. He received his Ph.D. from Yale, and has held faculty appointments at UCLA and Texas A&M. Jay has published more than 40 articles in several journals including AMR, AMJ, and AME; has served on the editorial boards of AMR, SMJ, The Human Resource Management Journal, and Organizational Science; and has also served as an Associate Editor at The Journal of Management, Senior Editor at Organization Science, and Special Issue Editor at SMJ. In 1992, he won the College of Business Research Award at Texas A&M, and in 1997 was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Lund University (in Lund, Sweden). Jay teaches Business Policy and Strategy, and has taught in executive programs at UCLA, Texas A&M, Ohio State, Michigan, SMU, TCU, and Bocconi University (in Milan, Italy). He has won teaching awards at UCLA (1983), Texas A&M (1992), and Ohio State (1996, 1997, and 1999), and has consulted with more than 20 firms around the world, including Hewlett-Packard, Texas Instruments, and Arco. In 1989, Jay was elected to the BPS Executive Committee. Later was elected the Committee's Assistant Program Chair, and subsequently served as Program Chair, Chair Elect, and Chair of the BPS Division. He completed his service at the Past Chair of the Division in 1997.

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