An Integrated Approach 2E + Global Financial Crisis Supplement
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|Format:||Multiple copy pack|
|Published In: ||Australia, 30 September 2009|
Now with a FREE bonus supplement: The Global Financial Crisis: Implications for Australasian Business by John Forster. This work outlines how and why the crisis happened and explores its impact on Australasian organisations and business practices. Also package FREE with this text, a 12 month subscription to the Strategic Management Journal. A journal devoted to the improvement and further development of the theory and practice of strategic management and designed to appeal to both practising managers and academics. Such major topics as strategic resource allocation; organization structure; leadership; entrepreneurship and organisational purpose; methods and techniques for evaluating and understanding competitive, technological, social, and political environments; planning processes; and strategic decision processes are included in the journal. The second edition of this popular text has been thoroughly updated to reflect contemporary developments in strategic management theory and its applications to Australasian organisations. Based on the original Hill and Jones text, the 2nd Australasian editions's thirteen chapters have been chosen and sequenced to reflect the contents of the typical 12 to 13 week teaching Semester. Solid theory coverage includes the latest research in the field, complemented by a wide range of case studies and real word examples. The strategic management applications focus of the text is achieved through a balanced coverage of small to medium sized enterprises versus multinational corporations, product versus service industries, and public versus private sector organisations. FEATURES: * A brand new chapter on strategic management in public sector organisations. * Chapter opening cases and Strategy in Action boxes highlight strategic management applications within each chapter. * Wealth of end of chapter material including review, discussion and applied questions,small group exercises, exploring the web activities, and strategic management chapter. * High quality End of Book Case Studies covering small, medium, and large companies, both domestic and international. Each case study is accompanied by extensive lecturer teaching notes.
Table of Contents
Part One - Introduction to strategic management Chapter 1 The strategic management process Chapter 2 Corporate mission, stakeholders, ethics and social responsibility Part Two - The nature of competitive advantage Chapter 3 External analysis: industry opportunities and threats Chapter 4 Internal analysis: resources, capabilities, competencies and competitive advantage Part Three - Strategies Chapter 5 Building competitive advantage through functional-level strategy Chapter 6 Business-level strategy Chapter 7 Competitive strategy: vertical integration, diversification and strategic alliances Chapter 8 Strategy in the global environment Part Four - Implementing strategy Chapter 9 Designing organisational structure Chapter 10 Matching structure, control, culture and reward systems to strategy Chapter 11 Managing strategic change Chapter 12 Evaluating strategy performance Chapter 13 Strategic management in public organisations Part Five Cases in strategic management
|Publisher: ||John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd|