1st Edition

Strategy
Critical Perspectives on Business and Management



ISBN 9780415251501
Published April 25, 2002 by Routledge
1500 Pages

USD $2,170.00

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Book Description

Whilst there are a wide number of competing definitions of strategy there is a consensus about its importance and about its ability to determine whether a company succeeds or fails.
This is the most comprehensive collection to date on all aspects of strategy.
The collection:
* explores different conceptions of strategy, from the classical, rational models of Porter, through the empirical, emergent emphasis of Mintzberg to the competence based models of Grant and others
* considers the relationship between strategy and other subjects including economics and organisational studies
* covers key new developments including scenario planning, networks and strategic groups and knowledge
* looks at the implications of globalization and international management
* examines key strategic decisions including diversification and mergers and acquisitions.
With a new introduction by the editor and an extensive index, this collection is an invaluable reference tool and teaching aid.

Table of Contents

Volume I
Part 1: Economics and Strategy
Part 2: The Rational Strategic Planning Tradition
Part 3: Contributions from the other Social Sciences
Part 4: Managing Strategic Change (Cultural)
Volume II
Part 5: Competitive Strategy Volume III
Part 6: Corporate Strategy - The Role of the Centre
Part 7: International Strategies
Volume IV:
Part 8: The Future

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