Oxford Handbook of Strategy: Volume One: Strategy Overview and Competitive Strategy

Hardcover | February 1, 2003

EditorDavid O. Faulkner, Andrew Campbell

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The Oxford Handbook of Strategy is a two-volume set on the key subject areas and issues currently under discussion in the field of strategy. It unites a team of contributors who are all authorities on the topic of their chapter. The handbook will be of considerable value to researchers,graduate students, and teachers whose interest in the subject area has advanced beyond that of the traditional textbooks, and to managers and consultants who seek an authoritative, accessible, and up-to-date discussion of the fundamentals of strategy. Volume One focuses on two major areas: first, the various different approaches to strategy, and secondly, the development of competitive or business unit strategy, where the pursuit of sustainable competitive advantage is the key objective. The first section, 'Approaches to Strategy', covers thehistory of the field, economic and organizational approaches, as well as more recent technology and knowledge-based approaches. The second section, 'Strategic Analysis and Formulation', looks in more detail at different strategic methods, as well as broader issues of organizational learning andstrategy in service organizations.

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The Oxford Handbook of Strategy is a two-volume set on the key subject areas and issues currently under discussion in the field of strategy. It unites a team of contributors who are all authorities on the topic of their chapter. The handbook will be of considerable value to researchers,graduate students, and teachers whose interest in ...

David Faulkner is a Tutorial Fellow and Member of the Governing Body of Christ Church, Oxford, and Oxford University Lecturer in Strategic Management at the Said Business School where he is a former Director of the MBA programme. His specialist research area is International Cooperative Strategy and Acquisitions on which subject he ha...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:538 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.29 inPublished:February 1, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198782551

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Table of Contents

1. D. O. Faulkner and A. Campbell: IntroductionPart I: Approaches to Strategy2. J. Kay, P. McKiernan, and D. O. Faulkner: The History of Strategy3. M. Slater: The Boundary of the Firm4. D. Barron: Evolutionary Theory5. R. Loveridge: Institutional Theory6. D. Teece: Technology Strategy7. P. Johnson: The Valuation of Strategies8. R. Grant: The Knowledge-based ApproachPart II: Strategic Analysis and Formulation9. R. Pitkethly: Analysing the Environment10. J. McGee: Strategic Groups11. R. G. Coyle: Scenario Planning12. R. Sanchez: Analysing Internal and Competitor Resources13. S. Tallman: Dynamic Capabilities14. C. Bowman: Strategy Formulation15. J. Child: Organizational Learning16. S. Segal-Horn: Strategy in Service Organizations