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Strategic management and competitive advantage : concepts and cases / Jay B. Barney, William S. Hesterly.

By: Barney, Jay B [author].
Contributor(s): Hesterly, William S [author].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Harlow, UK : Pearson, [2019]Copyright date: ©2019Edition: 6th edition, global edition.Description: 390 pages : colour illustrations ; 25.5 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1292258047 (pbk.); 9781292258041 (pbk.).Subject(s): Strategic planning -- Case studies | Business planning -- Case studies | Industrial management -- Case studies | Competition -- Case studies | Business planning | Competition | Industrial management | Strategic planning | Management and Business StudiesGenre/Form: Case studies.DDC classification: 658.4012
Contents:
MACHINE-GENERATED CONTENTS NOTE: PART I: THE TOOLS OF STRATEGIC ANALYSIS 1. What is Strategy and the Strategic Management Process? 2. Evaluating a Firm's External Environment 3. Evaluating a Firm's Internal Capabilities END-OF-PART I: CASES PC 1-1 PART II: BUSINESS-LEVEL STRATEGIES 4. Cost Leadership 5. Product Differentiation 6. Flexibility and Real Options 7. Collusion END-OF-PART II: CASES PC 2-1 PART III: CORPORATE STRATEGIES 8. Vertical Integration 9. Corporate Diversification 10. Organizing to Implement Corporate Diversification 11. Strategic Alliances 12. Mergers and Acquisitions END-OF-PART III: PC 3-1 Appendix: Analyzing Cases and Preparing for Class Discussions Glossary Company Index Name Index Subject Index. -- Provided by publisher.
Summary: MACHINE-GENERATED SUMMARY NOTE: "For courses in strategy and strategic management. Core strategic management concepts without the excess Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases strips out the unnecessary, by presenting material that answers the question: does this concept help students analyze real business situations? Each chapter has four short sections that cover specific issues in depth, allowing professors to adapt the text to their particular needs. By utilizing this carefully crafted approach, the 6th Edition provides students with the tools they need for strategic analysis." -- "Jay Barney is currently a Presidential Professor of Strategic Management and holds the Lassonde Chair in Social Entrepreneurship at the Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. [...] He has published over 100 articles in a variety of outlets, including the Harvard Business Review, the Sloan Management Review, the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Journal, and has published six books, including a novel titled What I Didn't Learn at Business School: How Strategy Works in the Real World (with Trish Gorman). He has published some of the most widely cited papers in the field of strategic management. Professor Barney has won several awards for his research and writing, including the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award for the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management, the Scholarly Contributions Award for the Academy of Management, and three honorary doctoral degrees -- from Lund University (Sweden), the Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), and Universidad Pontifica Comillas (Spain)." -- "William Hesterly is the Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and the Dumke Family Presidential Chair of Strategic Management in the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. [...] Professor Hesterly's research on organizational economics, vertical integration, organizational forms, and entrepreneurial networks has appeared in top journals including the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. His research has been mentioned on the front page of the Wall Street Journal and was featured prominently in Malcolm Gladwell's 2010 New Yorker article, "Talent Grab." Professor Hesterly's research was recognized with the Western Academy of Management's Ascendant Scholar Award in 1999. Dr. Hesterly has also received best paper awards from the Western Academy of Management and the Academy of Management." -- Provided by publisher.
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BUSINESS - Business, Management 658.4012 B265 2019 (Browse shelf) Available 2019-0220

GENERAL NOTE: authorized adaptation from US 6th edition, 2019. -- Title page verso.

BIBLIOGRAPHY NOTE: Includes bibliographical references and index.

MACHINE-GENERATED CONTENTS NOTE:
PART I: THE TOOLS OF STRATEGIC ANALYSIS
1. What is Strategy and the Strategic Management Process?
2. Evaluating a Firm's External Environment
3. Evaluating a Firm's Internal Capabilities
END-OF-PART I: CASES PC 1-1
PART II: BUSINESS-LEVEL STRATEGIES
4. Cost Leadership
5. Product Differentiation
6. Flexibility and Real Options
7. Collusion
END-OF-PART II: CASES PC 2-1
PART III: CORPORATE STRATEGIES
8. Vertical Integration
9. Corporate Diversification
10. Organizing to Implement Corporate Diversification
11. Strategic Alliances
12. Mergers and Acquisitions
END-OF-PART III: PC 3-1
Appendix: Analyzing Cases and Preparing for Class Discussions
Glossary
Company Index
Name Index
Subject Index.
-- Provided by publisher.

MACHINE-GENERATED SUMMARY NOTE:
"For courses in strategy and strategic management. Core strategic management concepts without the excess Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases strips out the unnecessary, by presenting material that answers the question: does this concept help students analyze real business situations? Each chapter has four short sections that cover specific issues in depth, allowing professors to adapt the text to their particular needs. By utilizing this carefully crafted approach, the 6th Edition provides students with the tools they need for strategic analysis." --
"Jay Barney is currently a Presidential Professor of Strategic Management and holds the Lassonde Chair in Social Entrepreneurship at the Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. [...] He has published over 100 articles in a variety of outlets, including the Harvard Business Review, the Sloan Management Review, the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Journal, and has published six books, including a novel titled What I Didn't Learn at Business School: How Strategy Works in the Real World (with Trish Gorman). He has published some of the most widely cited papers in the field of strategic management. Professor Barney has won several awards for his research and writing, including the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award for the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management, the Scholarly Contributions Award for the Academy of Management, and three honorary doctoral degrees -- from Lund University (Sweden), the Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), and Universidad Pontifica Comillas (Spain)." --
"William Hesterly is the Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and the Dumke Family Presidential Chair of Strategic Management in the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. [...] Professor Hesterly's research on organizational economics, vertical integration, organizational forms, and entrepreneurial networks has appeared in top journals including the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. His research has been mentioned on the front page of the Wall Street Journal and was featured prominently in Malcolm Gladwell's 2010 New Yorker article, "Talent Grab." Professor Hesterly's research was recognized with the Western Academy of Management's Ascendant Scholar Award in 1999. Dr. Hesterly has also received best paper awards from the Western Academy of Management and the Academy of Management." -- Provided by publisher.

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