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Readings in Strategic Management - Cliff Bowman

Readings in Strategic Management

By: Cliff Bowman (Editor), David Asch (Editor)

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Readings in Strategic Management contains a wide range of contributions from leading authors in the field designed to reflect the broad and diverse nature of this complex subject. The collection contains a mixture of older established articles and new contributions, with three being specially written. It also combines papers which develop the conceptual framework of strategic management with articles which report on the findings of empirical research.

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Introduction - Preface - PART 1: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PROCESSES - Of Strategies Deliberate and Emergent; H. Mintzberg & J.H. Waters - Managing Strategic Change?; J.B. Quinn - Rethinking Incrementalism; G. Johnson - Paralysis by Analysis: Is Your Planning System Becoming too Rational?; R.T. Lenz & M.A. Lyles - Strategic Planning for the World Wildlife Fund; G.J. Medley - Corporate Strategy and the Small Firm; S. Birley - PART 2: STRATEGY FORMULATION/INTRODUCTION - Does Strategic Planning Improve Company Performance?; G. Greenley - Business Policy Formulation: Understanding the Process; R. McLellan & G.Kelly - Whatever Happened to Environmental Analysis?; J.Engledow & R.T. Lenz - How Competitive Forces Shape Strategy; M.E. Porter - Portfolio Planning: Uses and Limits; P. Haspeslagh - Defining Corporate Strengths and Weaknesses; H. Stevenson - The Risky Business of Diversification; R. Biggadike - Assessing Opportunities for Diversification: an analytical approach; M. Younger - An Introduction to Divestment: The Conceptual Issues; J. Coyne & M. Wright - End Game Strategies for Declining Industries; K.R. Harrigan & M.E. Porter - From Competitive Advantage to Corporate Strategy; M.E. Porter - The Use of Corporate Planning Models: Past, Present and Future; J.K. Shim & R. McGlade - Business Ethics: Two Introductory Questions; T. Sorell - Strategy and Ethics: Pilkington PLC; T. Sorell - PART 3: MANAGING STRATEGIC CHANGE/INTRODUCTION - Choosing Strategies for Change; J.P. Kotter & L.A. Schlesinger - Strategy Implementation Versus Middle Management Self Interest; W.D. Guth & I.C. MacMillian - The Structuring of Organisations; H. Mintzberg - Configurations of Strategy and Structure: Towards a Synthesis; D. Miller - Evolution and Revolution as Organisations Grow; L.E. Greiner - Successfully Implementing Strategic Decisions; L.D. Alexander - Strategic Control: An Overview of the Issues; D. Asch - The Nature and use of Formal Central Systems for Management Control and Strategy Implementation; R.L. Daft & N.B. MacIntosh

ISBN: 9780333518090
ISBN-10: 0333518098
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 439
Published: 1st November 1989
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.7  x 3.8
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 15