Strategic Management And Competitive Advantage

Author: Jay B. Barney
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134741147
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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

Strategic Management And Competitive Advantage Concepts Global Edition

Author: Jay B. Barney
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292058250
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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:Concepts strips out excess by only presenting material that answers the question: does this concept help students analyze real business situations? This carefully crafted approach provides students with all the tools necessary for strategic analysis. MyManagementLab for Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts is a total learning package. MyManagementLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that truly engages students in learning. It helps students better prepare for class, quizzes, and exams–resulting in better performance in the course–and provides educators a dynamic set of tools for gauging individual and class progress. This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how: Improve Results with MyManagementLab: MyManagementLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed and provides engaging experiences that personalize learning. Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills: Proven pedagogy geared towards ensuring students grasp the concepts. Present Specific Issues in a Flexible Format: Each chapter has four short sections that present specific issues in more depth, allowing the professor and the student to adapt the text to their particular needs. Please note that the product you are purchasing does not include MyManagementLab. MyManagementLab Join over 11 million students benefiting from Pearson MyLabs. This title can be supported by MyManagementLab, an online homework and tutorial system designed to test and build your understanding. Would you like to use the power of MyManagementLab to accelerate your learning? You need both an access card and a course ID to access MyManagementLab. These are the steps you need to take: 1. Make sure that your lecturer is already using the system Ask your lecturer before purchasing a MyLab product as you will need a course ID from them before you can gain access to the system. 2. Check whether an access card has been included with the book at a reduced cost If it has, it will be on the inside back cover of the book. 3. If you have a course ID but no access code, you can benefit from MyManagementLab at a reduced price by purchasing a pack containing a copy of the book and an access code for MyManagementLab (ISBN:9781292058405) 4. If your lecturer is using the MyLab and you would like to purchase the product... Go to www.mymanagementlab.com to buy access to this interactive study programme. For educator access, contact your Pearson representative. To find out who your Pearson representative is, visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/replocator

Strategic Management And Competitive Advantage

Author: Jay B. Barney
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133129304
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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. Also Available with MyManagementLab Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage is also available with MyManagementLab, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that truly engages students in learning. It helps students better prepare for class, quizzes, and exams--resulting in better performance in the course--and provides educators a dynamic set of tools for gauging individual and class progress. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyManagementLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Improve Results with MyManagementLab: MyManagementLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed and provides engaging experiences that personalize learning. Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills: Proven pedagogy geared towards ensuring students grasp the concepts. Present Specific Issues in a Flexible Format: Each chapter has four short sections that present specific issues in more depth, allowing the professor and the student to adapt the text to their particular needs.

Global Strategic Management

Author: Philippe Lasserre
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137584602
Size: 47.33 MB
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Thoroughly revised and updated, this fourth edition of Lasserre’s popular textbook is a user-friendly introduction to planning and making decisions for businesses on a global scale. It features numerous case studies and examples of established international companies and of SMEs looking to grow their international presence. Global Strategic Management blends academic rigour and a practical approach to provide a comprehensive guide to understanding strategic management in a global environment. Written by a world-renowned professor of strategy and international business from one of the world’s leading business schools, this new edition confirms Global Strategic Management as one of the most accessible, engaging texts on the market, one which students find easy to learn from and actually enjoy reading. This fully-updated fourth edition includes: • New and expanded coverage of BRICs, ‘born global’ firms, Corporate Social Responsibility and the underground econo my • More on e-business and the role of the internet in global business • A brand new video feature with business leaders explaining the practical implications and implementation of issues covered in the text • Genuinely global in scope and approach: over 40 mini-cases and examples cover emerging economies in Africa, Latin America and the Far East as well as established firms worldwide • Perfect balance between theory and the real world of business: numerous up-to-date examples that illustrate principles and support learning throughout The strong pedagogical framework from the previous edition remains, including: - Learning objectives - Mini cases, with questions, and shorter examples - Summary and key points - Learning assignments - Key words – with an end-of-book glossary - Web resources – providing links to useful websites - References and further reading Please visit the companion website at : www.palgravehighered.com/lasserre-gsm-4e for online resources including self-assessment questions, mini-case questions, PowerPoint presentations, and useful weblinks, as well as new video interviews with leading business people across the world. Philippe Lasserre is Emeritus Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. He is an established authority in the field of international business and strategy, with over forty years’ experience in teaching, research and consulting in strategic management and international business. He has authored many books in these areas, and has held visiting professorships in Singapore, China, the US and Australia.

Strategic Management

Author: Fred R. David
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133444797
Size: 38.90 MB
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For undergraduate and graduate courses in strategy. In today's economy, gaining and sustaining a competitive advantage is harder than ever. Strategic Management captures the complexity of the current business environment and delivers the latest skills and concepts with unrivaled clarity, helping students develop their own cutting-edge strategy through skill-developing exercises. The Fifteenth Edition has been thoroughly updated and revised with current research and concepts. This edition includes 29 new cases and end-of- chapter material, including added exercises and review questions. MyManagementLab for Strategic Management is a total learning package. MyManagementLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that truly engages students in learning. It helps students better prepare for class, quizzes, and exams—resulting in better performance in the course—and provides educators a dynamic set of tools for gauging individual and class progress. This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning with MyManagementLab: Inspire the exchange of new ideas and foster intriguing discussions with the abundant resources found in MyManagementLab. Guide Student's Learning: Proven pedagogy, exercise sets, and end—of-chapter material are all geared towards ensuring students grasp the concepts. Show Concepts in Action: 29 new case studies have been added to this edition to maximize effectiveness in applying strategic management through case analysis. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab search for ISBN-10: 0133768767/ISBN-13: 9780133768763. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133444791/ISBN-13: 9780133444797 and ISBN-10: 0133451836/ISBN-13: 9780133451832. MyLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

Services Marketing Concepts Strategies Cases

Author: K. Douglas Hoffman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285429788
Size: 42.78 MB
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Readers examine the use of services marketing as a competitive tool from a uniquely broad perspective with Hoffman/Bateson’s SERVICES MARKETING: CONCEPTS, STRATEGIES, AND CASES, 5E. Using a reader-friendly, streamlined structure, this book explores services marketing not only as an essential focus for service firms, but also as a competitive advantage for companies that market tangible products. A wealth of real examples feature a variety of businesses from industries both within and beyond the nine service economy supersectors: education and health services, financial activities, government, information, leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, transportation and utilities, wholesale and retail trade, and other services. Cutting-edge data addresses current issues, such as sustainability, technology, and the global market, giving readers valuable insights and important skills for success in business today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Crafting And Executing Strategy

Author: Arthur A. Thompson
Publisher: College Ie Overruns
ISBN: 9781259921995
Size: 29.86 MB
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The 21st edition retains the 12-chapter structure of the prior edition and new content has been added to keep the material in line with the latest developments in the theory and practice of strategic management. Scores of new examples have been added, along with 17 new illustration capsules to enrich understanding of the content and to provide students with a ringside view of strategy in action. It remains as always, solidly mainstream and balanced, mirroring both the penetrating insight of academic thought and the pragmatism of real-world strategic management.

Competitive Advantage

Author: Michael E. Porter
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416595848
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Now beyond its eleventh printing and translated into twelve languages, Michael Porter’s The Competitive Advantage of Nations has changed completely our conception of how prosperity is created and sustained in the modern global economy. Porter’s groundbreaking study of international competitiveness has shaped national policy in countries around the world. It has also transformed thinking and action in states, cities, companies, and even entire regions such as Central America. Based on research in ten leading trading nations, The Competitive Advantage of Nations offers the first theory of competitiveness based on the causes of the productivity with which companies compete. Porter shows how traditional comparative advantages such as natural resources and pools of labor have been superseded as sources of prosperity, and how broad macroeconomic accounts of competitiveness are insufficient. The book introduces Porter’s “diamond,” a whole new way to understand the competitive position of a nation (or other locations) in global competition that is now an integral part of international business thinking. Porter's concept of “clusters,” or groups of interconnected firms, suppliers, related industries, and institutions that arise in particular locations, has become a new way for companies and governments to think about economies, assess the competitive advantage of locations, and set public policy. Even before publication of the book, Porter’s theory had guided national reassessments in New Zealand and elsewhere. His ideas and personal involvement have shaped strategy in countries as diverse as the Netherlands, Portugal, Taiwan, Costa Rica, and India, and regions such as Massachusetts, California, and the Basque country. Hundreds of cluster initiatives have flourished throughout the world. In an era of intensifying global competition, this pathbreaking book on the new wealth of nations has become the standard by which all future work must be measured.