For undergraduate and graduate courses in strategic management.
This ISBN is for the bound textbook, which students can rent through their bookstore.
A practical, skills-oriented approach to strategic management
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. It offers more coverage than any other textbook on important issues related to business ethics, social responsibility, global operations, and sustainability -- one of the reasons it is adopted at more than 500 colleges and universities worldwide. Thoroughly updated and revised with current research and examples, the 17th Edition helps students and managers effectively formulate and implement a strategic plan that can lead to a sustainable competitive advantage for any type of business.
This title is also available digitally as a standalone Pearson eText, or via MyLab Management, which includes the Pearson eText. These options give students affordable access to learning materials, so they come to class ready to succeed.
Table of Contents
PART 1: OVERVIEW OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
1. The Nature of Strategic Management
The Cohesion Case: Coca-Cola Company, 2018
PART 2: STRATEGY FORMULATION
2. Business Vision and Mission
3. The External Assessment
4. The Internal Assessment
5. Strategies in Action
6. Strategy Analysis and Choice
PART 3: STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION
7. Implementing Strategies: Management and Marketing Issues
8. Implementing Strategies: Finance and Accounting Issues
PART 4: STRATEGY EVALUATION AND GOVERNANCE
9. Strategy Evaluation and Governance
PART 5: KEY STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT TOPICS
10. Business Ethics, Environmental Sustainability, and Corporate Social Responsibility
11. Global and International Issues
PART 6: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT CASE ANALYSIS
How to Prepare and Present a Case Analysis