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The Strategy Reader : Strategy Reader - Susan Segal-Horn

The Strategy Reader

Strategy Reader

By: Susan Segal-Horn (Editor)

Paperback Published: 19th November 2004
ISBN: 9781405126878
Number Of Pages: 568

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The second edition of this successful <i>Strategy Reader</i> retains many of the classic readings from the previous edition, such as those by Porter, Mintzberg, Grant, Hamel and Prahalad, while adding more recent top-quality articles by prominent international scholars such as Shapiro, Teece, Hitt and Miller.<br><li>New topics covered include corporate social responsibility, new technology, ethics, strategic alliances, corporate parenting, diversification, and chaos/complexity theory. <br><li>Guides students through the literature with extensive editorial commentary. <br><li>Provides an ideal accompaniment to any major strategy textbook. <br><li>Also of interest to managers seeking to broaden their understanding of the strategic issues facing their organization. </li>

Introduction: The Development of Strategic Management Thought: Susan Segal-Horn.

Part 1 - What Is Strategy?.

1. Of strategies, deliberate and emergent: Henry Mintzberg & James Waters.

2. Strategy as stretch and leverage: Gary Hamel & C. K. Prahalad.

3. What is strategy? Michael Porter.

Part 2 - The Context of Strategy.

4. How much does industry matter? Richard Rumelt.

5. Strategic planning as if ethics mattered: Larue T. Hosmer.

6. Green and competitive: ending the stalemate: Michael Porter & Claas van der Linde.

7. On the limits of a firm-based theory to explain business networks: the Western bias of neo-classical economics: Nicole Woolsey Biggart & Gary Hamilton.

8. The art of standards wars: Carl Shapiro & Hal R. Varian.

Part 3 - The Resource-Based View of Strategy.

9. The core competence of the corporation: C. K. Prahalad & Gary Hamel.

10. The resource-based theory of competitive advantage: implications for strategy formulation: Robert Grant.

11. Strategic assets and organisational rent: Raphael Amit & Paul Schoemaker.

12. Dynamic capabilities & strategic management: David J. Teece, Gary Pisano & Amy Shuen.

Part 4 - Connections Between Strategy, Structure and Process.

13. The structuring of organisations: Henry Mintzberg.

14. Creating a sense of mission: Andrew Campbell & Sally Yeung.

15. Managing strategic change: Strategy, Culture & Action ? Gerry Johnson.

16. Strategic product creation: managing new interactions of technology, markets & organisations: Ron Sanchez.

Part 5 - Issues in Corporate Strategy.

17. Corporate strategy & parenting theory: Michael Goold, Andrew Campbell & Marcus Alexander.

18. Related diversification, core competences & corporate performance: Constantinos C. Markides & Peter J. Williamson.

19. Developing & managing strategic alliances, building social capital and creating value: Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland & Michael D. Santoro.

Part 6 ? Developing International Strategy.

20. Global strategy: an organising framework: Sumantra Ghoshal.

21. Preparing for the future: evolution of the transnational: Christopher Bartlett, Sumantra Ghoshal & Julian Birkinshaw.

22. The internationalisation of service firms: Susan Segal-Horn.

23. Entrepreneurship in multinational corporations: the characteristics of subsidiary initiatives: Julian M. Birkinshaw.

Part 7 ? Postscript.

24. The Icarus paradox: Danny Miller.

25. Surfing the edge of chaos: Richard T. Pascale.

26. Perspectives on strategy: Geoff Jones.


ISBN: 9781405126878
ISBN-10: 1405126876
Series: Strategy Reader
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 568
Published: 19th November 2004
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.25 x 17.27  x 3.01
Weight (kg): 0.9
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised