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Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability [RENTAL EDITION], 15th Edition

By Thomas L. Wheelen, J. David Hunger, Alan N. Hoffman, Charles E. Bamford

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 4, 2017

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Picking up where the popular previous editions left off, Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability, 15th Edition further sharpens and modernizes this classic text’s approach to teaching strategy with an emphasis on globalization, innovation, and sustainability. Throughout, the authors equip readers with the strategic concepts they will need to know as they face the issues that all organizations must build upon to push their businesses forward. In this edition, Alan Hoffman and Chuck Bamford bring a fresh perspective to this extraordinarily well¿-researched and practically crafted lesson. Also included is a new chapter on Global Strategy, along with new vignettes and comprehensive, real-world case studies.


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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to Strategic Management and Business Policy

1. Basic Concepts of Strategic Management

2. Corporate Governance

3. Social Responsibility and Ethics in Strategic Management


Part II. Scanning the Environment

4. Environmental Scanning and Industry Analysis

5. Organizational Analysis and Competitive Advantage

Part III. Strategy Formulation

6. Strategy Formulation: Business Strategy

7. Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy

8. Strategy Formulation: Functional Strategy and Strategic Choice


Part IV. Strategy Implementation and Control

9. Strategy Implementation: Global Strategy

10. Strategy Implementation: Organizing and Structure

11. Strategy Implementation: Staffing and Directing

12. Evaluation and Control


Part V. Introduction to Case Analysis

13. Suggestions for Case Analysis


Part VI. Cases in Strategic Management