Strategy Concept and Process The A Pragmatic Approach

ISBN-10: 0134588940

ISBN-13: 9780134588940

Edition: 2nd 1996

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Hax and Mailuf offer a pragmatic approach to strategic management, offering practicing managers and business readers a disciplined process that facilitates the formulation and implementation of strategy.Most comprehensive, integrated, explicit approach to strategy formulation; Proctor & Gamble used as a running case throughout the text. Other real world examples include NKK and Merck; global perspective, companies are drawn from all over the world.
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List price: $198.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/5/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 440
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Arnoldo C. Hax is the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management Emeritus at the Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He served as Deputy Dean of the Sloan School from 1987 through 1990. During his career at Sloan School, Professor Hax has been the Chairman of the Strategy Group, the Program for Senior Executives, and the Sloan Fellows Program at MIT.He has published extensively in the fields of strategic management, management control, operations management, and operations research. He has authored and coauthored nine books and some one hundred journal articles. An accomplished teacher, he won the Salgo Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Sloan School of Management. He has participated in a great many executive programs at M.I.T., in many U.S. universities and corporations, and in most countries in Europe and Latin America, as well as Japan, China, and the former U.S.S.R.His books include: The Delta Project: Discovering New Sources of Profitability, coauthored with Dean Wilde (Palgrave, 2001); Strategic Management: An Integrative Perspective: An Integrative Perspective (Prentice-Hall, 1984) and The Strategy Concept and Process: A Pragmatic Approach (Prentice-Hall, 1995), both coauthored with Nicolas Majluf; Production and Inventory Management, coauthored with Dan Candea (Prentice-Hall, 1983), which received the Institute of Industrial Engineers-Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award; Applied Mathematical Programming, coauthored with Stephen Bradley and Thomas Magnanti (Addison-Wesley, 1977); and he edited Readings in Strategic Management (Ballinger, 1984) and Planning Strategies That Work (Oxford, 1987). He contributed a chapter on corporate strategy, with Nicolas Majluf, to the Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, 2/e (Gass and Harris, eds., Kluwer/Springer, 2001). He is Strategic Management Editor for Interfaces, and former editor of Operations Research and Naval Research Logistics Quarterly. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Manufacturing and Operations Research and the Journal of High Technology Management Research.

Strategy and Process
The Concept of Strategy and the Strategy Formation Process
A Formal Strategic Planning Process
Business Strategy
Business Strategy: The Core Concepts
The Mission of the Business
Environmental Scan at the Business Level
Internal Scrutiny at the Business Level
The Formulation of the Business Strategy
Strategic and Economic Evaluation of the Merits of a Strategy
Corporate Strategy
Corporate Strategy: The Core Concepts
Environmental Scan at the Corporate Level
The Mission of the Firm
Business Segmentation
Horizontal Strategy
Vertical Integration
Corporate Philosophy
Strategic Posture of the Firm
Resource Allocation and Portfolio Management
Functional Strategy
Functional Strategy: The Core Concepts
Human Resource Strategy
Technology Strategy
Manufacturing Strategy
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