ISBN-10:
0077636082
ISBN-13:
9780077636081
Pub. Date:
09/27/2013
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantages / Edition 7

Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantages / Edition 7

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Overview

Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantage, Seventh Edition, written by the well respected authors Dess/Lumpkin/Eisner/McNamara provide solid treatment of traditional topics in strategic management as well as thorough coverage of contemporary topics such intellectual assets, entrepreneurship, innovation, knowledge management, internet strategies, crowdsourcing, environmental sustainability. The accessible writing style and wealth of new and updated illustrations, which clarify the most difficult topics, make this title an excellent resource for your students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780077636081
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 09/27/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Gregory G. Dess is the Andrew R. Cecil Endowed Chair in Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. His primary research interests are in strategic management, organization–environment relationships, and knowledge management. He has published numerous articles on these subjects in both academic and practitioneroriented journals. He also serves on the editorial boards of a wide range of practitioner-oriented and academic journals. In August 2000, he was inducted into the Academy of Management Journal ’s Hall of Fame as one of its charter members. Professor Dess has conducted executive programs in the United States, Europe, Africa, Hong Kong, and Australia. During 1994 he was a Fulbright Scholar in Oporto, Portugal. In 2009, he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bern (Switzerland). He received his PhD in Business Administration from the University of Washington(Seattle) and a BIE degree from Georgia Tech.
Gerry McNamara is a Professor of Management at Michigan State University. He received his PhD from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. His research focuses on strategic decision making, organizational risk taking, and mergers and acquisitions. His research has been published in numerous journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, and Journal of International Business Studies. His research on mergers and acquisitions has been abstracted in the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, and Financial Week. He is currently an Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Journal.
Alan B. Eisner is Professor of Management and Department Chair, Management and Management Science Department, at the Lubin School of Business, Pace University. He received his PhD in management from the Stern School of Business, New York University. His primary research interests are in strategic management, technology management, organizational learning, and managerial decision making. He has published research articles and cases in journals such as Advances in Strategic Management, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, International Journal of Technology Management, American Business Review, Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, and Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies. He is the former Associate Editor of the Case Association’s peer reviewed journal, The CASE Journal.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: STRATEGIC ANALYSIS
Chapter 1: Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantages
Chapter 2: Analysing the External Environment of the Firm
Chapter 3: Assessing the Internal Environment of the Firm
Chapter 4: Recognising a Firm's Intellectual Assets: Moving beyond a Firm's Tangible Resources

PART TWO: STRATEGIC FORMULATION
Chapter 5: Business-Level Strategy: Creating and Sustaining Competitive Advantages
Chapter 6: Corporate-Level Strategy: Creating Value through Diversification
Chapter 7: International Strategy: Creating Value in Global Markets
Chapter 8: Entrepreneurial Strategy and Competitive Dynamics

PART THREE: STRATEGIC IMPLEMENTATION
Chapter 9: Strategic Control and Corporate Governance
Chapter 10: Creating Effective Organizational Designs
Chapter 11: Strategic Leadership: Creating a Learning Organization and an Ethical Organization
Chapter 12: Managing Innovation and Fostering Corporate Entrepreneurship

PART FOUR: CASE ANALYSIS
Chapter 13: Analysing Strategic Management Cases

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