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Strategy Synthesis Resolving Strategy Paradoxes to Create Competitive Advantage

ISBN-10: 1408018993
ISBN-13: 9781408018996
Edition: 3rd 2010
Authors: Bob de Wit, Ron Meyer
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Book details

List price: $83.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 4/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 490
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Bob de Wit is director of the Strategy Academy, an international research and educational institution focusing on strategy, leadership and business innovation issues (www.strategy-academy.org). He is also managing director of Strategy Works, an international strategy consulting and coaching firm that facilitates boardroom decision-making and guides companies through processes of strategic renewal (www.strategy-works.com). Bob has a BA in Psychology from the University of Utrecht, an MBA from the Delft University of Technology and a Ph.D. in management from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. From 1985 to 1996 he was a professor of strategic management at the Rotterdam School of Management. Since 1996 he has held a chair in Strategy at the Maastricht School of Management, where he also served as the Associate Dean for research from 1997 and 2001. Bob is an active member of the Strategic Management Society, where he serves as chairman of the Interest Group `The Practice of Strategy�, as member of the annual conference paper review committee, and as a member of the McKinsey Best Paper Prize committee.

Prof. Ron Meyer is Professor of Corporate Strategy at TiasNimbas Business School, Tilburg University. Ron studied Political Science at the University of Alberta in his native Canada. After receiving his bachelor's degree he moved to the Netherlands and got his MBA and PhD at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. From 1987 to 1998 he was a professor of strategic management at the Rotterdam School of Management / Erasmus Graduate School of Management. During this period he taught strategy in 15 countries, at universities and in companies, and acted as consultant to a wide variety of firms. For two years he was also Associate Director of RSM, in charge of managing the MBA Program. Since 1998, at the Center for Strategy & Leadership and its predecessors, Ron has combined boardroom consultancy work with in-company trainings and applied management research. As consultant he works with many top international companies on such topics as corporate strategy, business innovation, strategic alliances and strategies for growth. As trainer he has given seminars and training courses to hundreds of companies around the world and lectured at more than 30 universities. He has (co-)authored numerous articles and books, among which the internationally leading textbook on strategic management, Strategy - Process, Content, Context: An International Perspective. Over 250.000 copies have been sold so far and the book is used at more than 200 business schools around the world. In 2005 the 2nd edition was published of Strategy Synthesis: Resolving Strategy Paradoxes to Create Competitive Advantage, while his latest book, Mapping the Mind of the Strategist, was published in 2007.

List of exhibits
Acknowledgements
Preface
Strategy
Introduction
The nature of strategy
Identifying the strategy issues
Structuring the strategy debates
Further reading
Strategy Process
Strategic Thinking
Introduction
The issue of strategic reasoning
The paradox of logic and creativity
Perspectives on strategic thinking
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
Strategy Formation
Introduction
The issue of realized strategy
The paradox of deliberateness and emergence
Perspectives on strategy formation
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
Strategic Change
Introduction
The issue of strategic renewal
The paradox of revolution and evolution
Perspectives on strategic change
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
Strategy Content
Business Level Strategy
Introduction
The issue of competitive advantage
The paradox of markets and resources
Perspectives on business level strategy
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
Corporate Level Strategy
Introduction
The issue of corporate configuration
The paradox of responsiveness and synergy
Perspectives on corporate level strategy
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
Network Level Strategy
Introduction
The issue of inter-organizational relationships
The paradox of competition and cooperation
Perspectives on network level strategy
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
Strategy Context
The Industry Context
Introduction
The issue of industry development
The paradox of compliance and choice
Perspectives on the industry context
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
The Organizational Context
Introduction
The issue of organizational development
The paradox of control and chaos
Perspectives on the organizational context
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
The International Context
Introduction
The issue of international configuration
The paradox of globalization and localization
Perspectives on the international context
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
Purpose
Organizational Purpose
Introduction
The issue of corporate mission
The paradox of profitability and responsibility
Perspectives on organizational purpose
Towards a synthesis
Further reading
Readings
Introduction to the readings
Readings on strategic thinking
The concept of corporate strategy
The mind of the strategist
Readings on strategy formation
Managing the strategy process
Logical incrementalism
Readings on strategic change
Reengineering work: Don't automate, obliterate
Kaizen
Readings on business level strategy
Competitive strategy
Strategy from the inside out: Building capability-creating organizations
Readings on corporate level strategy
Strategy and the business portfolio
The core competence of the corporation
Readings on network level strategy
Collaborate with your competitors - and win
Creating a strategic centre to manage a web of partners
Readings on the industry context
Industry evolution
The firm matters, not the industry
Readings on the organizational context
Defining leadership and explicating the process
Strategy as order emerging from chaos
Readings on the international context
The globalization of markets
The myth of globalization
Readings on organizational purpose
Shareholder value and corporate purpose
Stockholders and stakeholders: A new perspective on corporate governance
References
Index

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