Strategy and the Business Landscape

Strategy and the Business Landscape : Core Concepts: United States Edition

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For a first-year MBA strategy course grounded in business strategy.Pankaj Ghemawat, respected and renowned Harvard Business School Professor, has designed and written a brief strategy text designed to help students master a body of analytical tools and develop an integrative point of view when making strategic choices. In order to allow for more flexibility in course management, this version of the text does not include the Harvard cases originally published with the text.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 143 pages
  • 182.9 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 272.16g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130289760
  • 9780130289766

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"Strategy and the Business Landscape: Core Concepts" offers a contemporary yet historically grounded perspective on the field of strategy. Pankaj Ghemawat in association with David. J. Collins, Jan W. Rivkin, and Gary P. Pisano, provides firm-centered and value-based logic to bridge some of the great debates about strategy today. Always practical, while still rigorous, key concepts are laid out succinctly and illustrated with rich examples, often drawn from the author team's rich professional experience. This text represents the core concepts of Harvard's required Competition and Strategy course offered at the Harvard Business School.show more

Table of contents

1. The Origins of Strategy. 2. Mapping the Business Landscape. 3. Creating Competitive Advantage. 4. Anticipating Competitive and Cooperative Dynamics. 5. Building and Sustaining Success. Credits. Name Index. Company Index. Subject Index.show more

About Pankaj Ghemawat

PANKAJ GHEMAWAT is the Jaime and Josefina Chu Tiampo Professor of Business Administration at Harvard University's Graduate School of Business Administration. After receiving his Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University, he worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Company in London during 1982 and 1983, and has taught at the Harvard Business School since then. In 1991, Professor Ghemawat was appointed the youngest full professor in the Business School's history. Between 1995 and 1998, he headed its required first-year course on Competition and Strategy.Professor Ghemawat's other publications include Cmmitment (Free Press, 1991) and Games Businesses Play (MIT Press, 1997) as well as several dozen articles and case studies. He currently serves as the Chair of Harvard University's Ph.D. program in Business Economics and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Management and Governance.show more

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