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Readings in Strategic Management

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ISBN-10: 0256241465

ISBN-13: 9780256241464

Edition: 10th 1998

Authors: Arthur A. Thompson, A. J. Strickland, Tracy R. Kramer

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This text comprises 43 topical readings by management gurus such as Gary Hamel and Michael Porter taken from a variety of sources such as the Harvard Business Review.
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List price: $81.56
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

The General Manager and Strategyp. 1
Building Your Company's Visionp. 2
Creating a Corporate Visionp. 17
One More Time: What Business Are You In?p. 25
Strategy as Revolutionp. 40
Sun Tzu and Machiavelli on Strategyp. 53
Strategic Dissonancep. 57
Business Strategy Formulationp. 77
What Is Strategy?p. 78
Using Core Capabilities to Create Competitive Advantagep. 101
Competing on Resources: Strategy in the 1990sp. 116
Looking Inside for Competitive Advantagep. 130
Transforming Technological Pioneering into Competitive Advantage, Academy ofp. 144
Choosing an Innovation Strategy: Theory and Practicep. 160
Sleeping with the Enemy: Doing Business with a Competitorp. 169
Coping with Hypercompetition: Utilizing the New 7S's Frameworkp. 180
Developing Global Strategies for Service Businessesp. 193
Mining for Nichesp. 213
When and When Not to Vertically Integratep. 226
Strategic Analysis in Diversified Companies and Strategic Alliancesp. 245
Why Diversify? Four Decades of Management Thinkingp. 246
Success in Diversification: Building on Core Competencesp. 266
Collaborating across Lines of Business for Competitive Advantagep. 283
Strategic Collaboration: Breaching the Castle Wallsp. 298
Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures: Making Them Workp. 308
Managing Strategy Implementationp. 317
Great Strategy or Great Strategy Implementation - Two Ways of Competing in Global Marketsp. 318
The Horizontal Corporationp. 339
Rethinking Organizational Designp. 348
Ten Commandments for CEOs Seeking Organizational Changep. 366
Business Process Reengineering: Improving in New Strategic Directionsp. 375
Strategic Outsourcingp. 390
Benchmarking: The Japanese Experiencep. 409
TQM's Challenge to Management Theory and Practicep. 417
Quality Lessons from America's Baldridge Winnersp. 432
The Strategic Power of Internal Service Excellencep. 441
Strategic Control through Core Competenciesp. 449
Producing Sustainable Competitive Advantage through the Effective Management of Peoplep. 466
Brain Power: Who Owns It ... How They Profit from Itp. 482
On the Folly of Rewarding A, While Hoping for Bp. 488
Creating the Climate and Culture of Successp. 496
Culture, Leadership, and Power: The Keys to Organizational Changep. 509
The Leadership Mystiquep. 519
Business Ethics and Social Responsibilityp. 537
Business Ethics: A View from the Trenchesp. 538
The Strategic Power of Corporate Valuesp. 557
Corporate Ethics Statements: Current Status and Future Prospectsp. 575
Ethics: Are Standards Lower Overseas? Across the Boardp. 592
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