Strategic Management And Competitive Advantage: Concepts

Paperback | August 14, 2014

byJay B. Barney, William S. Hesterly

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For courses in strategy and strategic management.
 
Core strategic management concepts without the excess.
 
Just the essentials, Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage strips out excess by only presenting material that answers the question: does this concept help readers analyze real business situations? This carefully crafted approach provides readers with all the tools necessary for strategic analysis.

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For courses in strategy and strategic management.  Core strategic management concepts without the excess. Just the essentials, Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage strips out excess by only presenting material that answers the question: does this concept help readers analyze real business situations? This carefully crafted...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.8 × 7.9 × 0.7 inPublished:August 14, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0133129306

ISBN - 13:9780133129304

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Table of Contents

Brief Contents

 

Part 1: THE TOOLS of STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

CHAPTER 1: What Is Strategy and the Strategic Management Process? 2

CHAPTER 2: Evaluating a Firm’s External Environment 28

CHAPTER 3: Evaluating a Firm’s Internal Capabilities 64indows User

End-of-Part 1 Cases PC 1–1

Part 2: BUSINESS-LEVEL STRATEGIES

CHAPTER 4: Cost Leadership 102

CHAPTER 5: Product Differentiation 130

End-of-Part 2 Cases PC 2–1

Part 3: CORPORATE STRATEGIES

CHAPTER 6: Vertical Integration 162

CHAPTER 7: Corporate Diversification 188

CHAPTER 8: Organizing to Implement Corporate Diversification 220

CHAPTER 9: Strategic Alliances 248

CHAPTER 10: Mergers and Acquisitions 276

CHAPTER 11: International Strategies 306

End-of-Part 3 Cases PC 3–1

 

Appendix: Analyzing Cases and Preparing for Class Discussions 343

Glossary 347

Company Index 355

Name Index 359

Subject Index