Essentials of Strategic Management

The Quest for Competitive Advantage

Author: John Gamble,Arthur A. Thompson,Margaret Ann Peteraf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781259546983

Category: Business planning

Page: 496

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Revised edition of the authors' Essentials of strategic management, 2015.

Essentials of Strategic Management: Pearson New International Edition

Author: J. David Hunger,Thomas L. Wheelen

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292034157

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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For undergraduate and graduate level Strategic Management courses. Get straight to the heart of important strategic management concepts. This brief text offers a concise explanation of the most important concepts and techniques in strategic management. Further, cases and simulations are a perfect supplement to Essentials of Strategic Management, while its brevity also makes it suitable for use in corporate and executive training programs. This edition contains new information to reflect the latest changes in the discipline while remaining brief and to the point.

Essentials of Strategic Management

Author: Charles Hill,Gareth Jones

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111525196

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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Thorough yet concise, ESSENTIALS OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, Third Edition, is a brief version of the authors’ market-leading text STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH. Following the same framework as the larger book, ESSENTIALS helps students identify and focus on core concepts in the field in a more succinct, streamlined format. Based on real-world practices and current thinking, the text’s presentation of strategic management features an increased emphasis on the business model concept as a way of framing the issues of competitive advantage. Cutting-edge research, new strategic management theory, and a hands-on approach allow students to explore major topics in management, including corporate performance, governance, strategic leadership, technology, and business ethics. In addition, a high-quality case program examines small, medium, and large companies--both domestic and international--so that students gain experience putting chapter concepts into real-world practice in a variety of scenarios. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Elementary Social Studies

Author: William B. Russell III,Stewart Waters,Thomas N. Turner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136185763

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Essentials of Elementary Social Studies is a teacher friendly text that provides comprehensive treatment of classroom planning, instruction, and strategies. Praised for its dynamic approaches and a writing style that is conversational, personal, and professional, this text enables and encourages teachers to effectively teach elementary social studies using creative and active learning strategies. New to this Edition This fourth edition has been significantly refined with new and relevant topics and strategies needed for effectively teaching elementary social studies. • Keeping with the book’s emphasis on planning and teaching, a full, new chapter on lesson plans has been added. This chapter is designed to provide elementary teachers with 14 classroom tested lessons for each grade level (K-6). • A new chapter on technology is designed to better prepare elementary teachers to effectively teach social studies with technology. Attention is given to digital history, media literacy, teaching with film and music, and numerous other types of impactful technology. • Each chapter now includes a “Resources” section. The resources section provides various resources for further development. The section includes articles, books, and web resources. • Each chapter now includes “Extension” and "Focus" activities. These activities provide readers with the opportunity to extend the learning experience with relevant and meaningful scenarios. Instructors can also use the extension and focus activities as class activities. • Brand new companion website expands on chapter content and provides resources for further study (www.routledge.com/cw/Turner).

Strategic Management

Theory and Practice

Author: John A. Parnell

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483322645

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 664

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In Strategic Management: Theory and Practice, Fourth Edition, John A. Parnell leads readers through detailed, accessible coverage of the strategic management field. Concise and easy to understand chapters address concepts sequentially, from external and internal analysis to strategy formulation, strategy execution, and strategic control. Rather than relegating case analysis to a chapter at the end of the book, Parnell aligns each chapter's key concepts with 25 case analysis steps. Current examples and high interest real-time cases, largely drawn from The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times, illustrate the key role of strategic management in the United States and around the world.

Strategic Management

Awareness & Change

Author: John L. Thompson,Frank Martin

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 1408018071

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 802

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The new edition of Strategic management by Thompson and Martin is essential reading for all students of strategy at undergraduate, diploma and MBA level. Maintaining the traditional analysis, formulation and implementation framework, the sixth edition has been revised and updated to include modern strategy topics such as the Blue Ocean strategy, as well as new cases throughout the text which have been expertly prepared by ECCH case tutor, John Thompson. New experiential activity can be found at the end of every chapter to offer students a more applied and in-depth learning experience.

Loose-Leaf Essentials of Strategic Management

Author: Arthur A Thompson Jr.,Margaret Peteraf,John E Gamble

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260139563

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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Essentials of Strategic Management 6th edition by Gamble, Peteraf, and Thompson presents concise, straight-to-the-point discussions, timely examples, with a writing style that captures students’ interest. It features 10 chapters with 12 tightly linked cases. The content is solidly mainstream and balanced, mirroring both insights of academic thought and real-world strategic management. For years strategy instructors have been shifting from purely text-cases to a text-cases-simulation course structure. Two widely used online competitive strategy simulations, The Business Strategy Game and GLO-BUS, are optional companions. Both simulations are closely linked to the content.

Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage

Concepts and Cases

Author: Jay B. Barney,William S. Hesterly

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134741147

Category:

Page: 544

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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, to adapt the text to the students' particular needs. By utilizing this carefully crafted approach, the 6th Edition provides students with the tools they need for strategic analysis. Also available with MyLab Management By combining trusted authors' content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Management does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Management, search for: 0134890507 / 9780134890500 Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases Plus MyLab Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 6/e Package consists of: 0134741145 / 9780134741147 Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases 0134744497 / 9780134744490 MyLab Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

Author: Barry Gerhart,John R. Hollenbeck,Raymond Andrew Noe,Patrick M. Wright

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259686702

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management provides a complete introduction to human resource management for the general business manager who wants to learn more about how HRM is used in the everyday work environment. Its adaptive learning program and its engaging, focused, and applied content make it the fastest growing HRM program on the market.

The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management

Author: Eric Verzuh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119086574

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

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For any professional responsible for coordinating projects among different departments, executive levels, or projects with technical complexity, this book clearly explains how to do it on time and on budget. From finding the right sponsor to clarifying objectives to setting a realistic schedule and budget projections, this book will help everyone better manage the relationships and process needed to get the project done. An updated chapter on engaging stockholders and the discipline of change management. Information on using Agile techniques for project scheduling. References to the PMP exam.

Sports Marketing

A Strategic Perspective, 5th edition

Author: Matthew D. Shank,Mark R. Lyberger

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317743458

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

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Now in a fully revised and updated 5th edition, Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective is the most authoritative, comprehensive and engaging introduction to sports marketing currently available. It is the only introductory textbook to adopt a strategic approach, explaining clearly how every element of the marketing process should be designed and managed, from goal-setting and planning to implementation and control. Covering all the key topics in the sports marketing curriculum, including consumer behavior, market research, promotions, products, pricing, sponsorship, business ethics, technology and e-marketing, the book introduces core theory and concepts, explains best practice, and surveys the rapidly-changing, international sports business environment. Every chapter contains extensive real-world case studies and biographies of key industry figures and challenging review exercises which encourage the reader to reflect critically on their own knowledge and professional practice. The book’s companion website offers additional resources for instructors and students, including an instructors' guide, test bank, presentation slides and useful weblinks. Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective is an essential foundation for any sports marketing or sports business course, and an invaluable reference for any sports marketing practitioner looking to improve their professional practice.

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

THE INDIAN CONTEXT

Author: R. SRINIVASAN

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120350308

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 372

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The revised and updated Fifth Edition gives an in-depth and incisive analysis of the basic principles of strategic management. The exposition of these principles is reinforced by seven case studies that encompass the broad spectrum of Indian companies. These case studies are culled mainly from manufacturing and information technology, and include both private and public sector units. The case studies will be of immense help to the budding managers as well as provide them with the requisite practical orientation for understanding the strategic management issues. The inclusion of the concepts, theory and case studies in a single, compact volume is the main feature of the book, which makes the subject easier to understand and learn. Intended primarily as a textbook for postgraduate students of management and commerce, this book is of immense help to all those attending management development and executive development programmes. New to This Edition • A brief section on ‘Government Initiatives’ is added in Chapter 4. • Section on ‘CSR activities mandated by the Government of India’, have been incorporated in Chapter 5. • A new case study on Indian Airline has been introduced. • All case studies of the previous edition have been updated with latest company information and development.

Gower Handbook of Supply Chain Management

Author: John Gattorna

Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780566085116

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 692

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Provides up-to-date information for manufacturers on the logistics of obtaining supplies and distributing materials to business customers, as practiced by companies in Asia, Europe, and North America.

Leadership and Nursing Care Management

Author: Diane Huber

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145574073X

Category:

Page: 560

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Research Notes in each chapter summarize relevant nursing leadership and management studies and show how research findings can be applied in practice. Leadership and Management Behavior boxes in each chapter highlight the performance and conduct expected of nurse leaders, managers, and executives. Leading and Managing Defined boxes in each chapter list key terminology related to leadership and management, and their definitions. Case Studies at the end of each chapter present real-world leadership and management situations and illustrate how key chapter concepts can be applied to actual practice. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each chapter present clinical situations followed by critical thinking questions that allow you to reflect on chapter content, critically analyze the information, and apply it to the situation.A new Patient Acuity chapter uses evidence-based tools to discuss how patient acuity measurement can be done in ways that are specific to nursing. A reader-friendly format breaks key content into easy-to-scan bulleted lists. Chapters are divided according to the AONE competencies for nurse leaders, managers, and executives. Practical Tips boxes highlight useful strategies for applying leadership and management skills to practice.

Takeovers Law and Strategy

Author: Rodd Levy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780455500263

Category: Consolidation and merger of corporations

Page: 544

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First published in 1996, Takeovers Law & Strategy has become well-known as a practical and easy to understand guide to the laws, procedures and strategies relevant to takeover bids in Australia, The 5th Edition updates and expands the work to take account of new techniques and strategies that have emerged since the last edition published. It reflects more than 65 new decisions of the Takeovers Panel, and guidance on such matters as shareholder intention statements.

Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System

Author: Leiyu Shi,Douglas A. Singh

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449655750

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

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New Edition Available Covering the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system, this condensed distillation of the important topics covered in Delivering Health Care in America is the perfect resource for courses in health policy, allied health, health administration and more. It clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance and presents a solid overview of how the various components fit together. The Second Edition of Essentials of the US Health Care System has been updated to include new data, charts, tables and accompanying information throughout the book. Use as a stand-alone text, or a supplement in various courses. New content includes: Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP. Ongoing evolution in U.S. health care as a result of corporatization and globalization. The role of hospitalists. Updated content on Parts C and D of Medicare. including information on high-deductible health plans/health savings accounts as an insurance option. Updated content on primary care and community oriented health care development Current development on hospital extensions to the community. Current development on nano technology. Current health policy issues. Current discussion on healthcare reforms, including future challenges posed by the increased need for long-term care. New Third Edition Now Available!

International Management

Strategic Opportunities and Cultural Challenges

Author: Paul D. Sweeney,Dean B. McFarlin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113595562X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 600

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As the economies of many countries become more interrelated, international managers are facing huge challenges and unique opportunities associated with their roles. Now in its fifth edition, Sweeney and McFarlin's International Management embodies a balanced and integrated approach to the subject, emphasizing the strategic opportunities available to firms on a global playing field, as well as exploring the challenges of managing an international workforce. Integrating theory and practice across all chapter topics, this book helps students to learn, grasp, and apply the underlying principles of successful international management: Understanding the broad context of international business, including the critical trends impacting international management, the legal and political forces driving international business, and the ethical and cultural dilemmas that can arise Mastering the essential elements of effective interaction in the international arena, from cross-cultural understanding and communication to cross-border negotiation Recognizing and taking advantage of strategic opportunities, such as entering and operating in foreign markets Building and leading effective international teams, including personal and behavioral motivation, as well as taking an international perspective on the hiring, training, and development of employees These principles are emphasized in the text with current examples and practical applications, establishing a foundation for students to apply their understanding in the current global business environment. With a companion website featuring an instructor’s manual, powerpoint slides, and a testbank, International Management, 5e is a superb resource for instructors and students of international management.

How to Market Books

Author: Alison Baverstock

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317646371

Category: Social Science

Page: 472

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'Baverstock is to book marketing what Gray is to anatomy; the undisputed champion.' Richard Charkin, Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing and President Elect of the International Publishers Association Over four editions, Alison Baverstock’s How to Market Books has established itself as the industry standard text on marketing for the publishing industry, and the go-to reference guide for professionals and students alike. With the publishing world changing like never before, and the marketing and selling of content venturing into uncharted technological territory, this much needed new edition seeks to highlight the role of the marketer in this rapidly changing landscape. The new edition is thoroughly updated and offers a radical reworking and reorganisation of the previous edition, suffusing the book with references to online/digital marketing. The book maintains the accessible and supportive style of previous editions but also now offers: a number of new case studies detailed coverage of individual market segments checklists and summaries of key points several new chapters a foreword by Michael J Baker, Professor Emeritus of Marketing, Strathclyde University.