Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases

Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases

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Combining quality and user-friendliness with rigor and relevance, Frank T. Rothaermel synthesizes theory, empirical research, and practical applications in a breakthrough new text designed to prepare students for the types of challenges they will face as managers in the globalized and turbulent businessenvironment of the 21st century. This new textbook, written with a single, strong voice, weaves together classic and cutting-edge theory with in-chapter cases and strategy highlights, to teach students how companies gain and sustain competitive advantage. OneBook...OneVoice...OneVision
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  • Hardback | 960 pages
  • 208 x 262 x 38mm | 1,857g
  • McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • London, United States
  • English
  • 269 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0078112737
  • 9780078112737
  • 1,479,465

Table of contents

Part One: Strategy Analysis Chapter 1 What Is Strategy and Why Is It Important? Chapter 2 The Strategic Management Process Chapter 3 External Analysis: Industry Structure, Competitive Forces, and Strategic Groups Chapter 4 Internal Analysis: Resources, Capabilities, and Activities Chapter 5 Competitive Advantage and Firm Performance Part Two: Strategy Formulation Chapter 6 Business Strategy: Differentiation, Cost Leadership, and Integration Chapter 7 Business Strategy: Innovation and Strategic Entrepreneurship Chapter 8 Corporate Strategy: Vertical Integration and Diversification Chapter 9 Corporate Strategy: Acquisitions, Alliances, and Networks Chapter 10 Global Strategy: Competing Around the World Part Three: Strategy Implementation Chapter 11 Organizational Design: Structure, Culture, and Control Chapter 12 Corporate Governance, Business Ethics, and Strategic Leadership Part Four: MINICASES MINICASE 1 Michael Phelps: Strategizing for Gold MINICASE 2 Strategy and Serendipity: A Billion-Dollar Bonanza MINICASE 3 The Home Depot's Eco Options Boost Profit Margins MINICASE 4 Starbucks: Re-creating Its Uniqueness MINICASE 5 GE under Jack Welch vs. Jeffrey Immelt MINICASE 6 JetBlue: Losing the Magic Touch? MINICASE 7 Which Automotive Technology Will Win? MINICASE 8 Core Competencies: From Circuit City to CarMax MINICASE 9 P&G's New Corporate Strategy: "Connect+Develop" MINICASE 10 The Wonder from Sweden: Is IKEA's Success Sustainable? MINICASE 11 Sony's Silos Prevent Collaboration Across Divisions MINICASE 12 PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi: "Performance with a Purpose" Part Five: Cases (Cases marked with a were authored or co-authored specifically for this book by Frank T. Rothaermel.) How to Conduct a Case Analysis CASE 1 Robin Hood CASE 2 The Movie Industry (A) in 2008 CASE 3 The Movie Industry (B) in 2011 CASE 4 Better World Books: Social Entrepreneurship and the Triple Bottom Line CASE 5 Tesla Motors and the U.S. Auto Industry (A) CASE 6 Tesla Motors and the U.S. Auto Industry (B) CASE 7 Rogers' Chocolates CASE 8 Numenta: The Age of Truly Intelligent Machines? CASE 9 GEOX: Breathing Innovation into Shoes CASE 10 InterfaceRAISE: Raising the Bar in Sustainability Consulting CASE 11 Netflix* CASE 12 Best Buy after Circuit City: What's Next? CASE 13 JetBlue Airways: Managing Growth* CASE 14 Bank of America and the New Financial Landscape CASE 15 DeBeers's Diamond Dilemma CASE 16 IBM and the Emerging Cloud-Computing Industry CASE 17 Merck: Open for Innovation? CASE 18 Lego Group: An Outsourcing Journey CASE 19 healthymagination at GE CASE 20 Siemens Energy: How to Engineer a Green Future? CASE 21 Infosys Consulting in the U.S.: What to Do Now? CASE 22 Cemex: The Southdown Offer CASE 23 Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2006* CASE 24 Cola Wars in China: The Future Is Here CASE 25 Embraer: Shaking Up the Aircraft Manufacturing Market CASE 26 UPS in India: A Package Deal? CASE 27 Genentech: After the Acquisition by Roche CASE 28 Corporate Governance in Three Economies: Germany, Japan, and the United States CASE 29 United Technologies Corporation: Running a Global Ethics and Compliance Program CASE 30 Byte into an Apple * Harvard Business School Premier Case Collection
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About Frank T. Rothaermel

Frank T. Rothaermel (Ph.D., University of Washington) is a professor of Strategic Management and in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. BusinessWeek names Frank one of Georgia Tech's Prominent Faculty in their national survey of business schools. The Kauffman Foundation Views Frank as one of the world's 75 thought leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation. Frank is an Alfred P. Sloan Industry Studies Fellow, and also holds a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, which "is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of...those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education...(NSF CAREER Award description).

Frank has a wide range of teaching experience, including at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgetown University, Politenico di Milano, St. Gallen University (Switzerland), and the University of Washington. He received numerous teaching awards for excellence in the classroom. Frank's research interests lie in the areas of strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. To inform his research he has conducted extensive field work and executive training with leader corporations like Amgen, Daimler, Eli Lilly, GE Energy, GE Healthcare, Hyundai Heavy Industries (South Korea), Kimberly-Clark, Microsoft, McKesson, NCR, amount others. Frank regularly translates his research findings for wider audiences in articles in Forbes, MIT Sloan Management Review, Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere.
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