Contemporary Strategy Analysis

Author: Robert M. Grant
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119120845
Format: PDF, ePub
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Brings together the text with an updated collection of 20+ case studies Introduces students to the core concepts and principles of strategy Combines a rigorous approach to business strategy analysis with highly relevant examples of current practice Includes access to high quality case and author video clips

Contemporary Strategy Analysis

Author: Robert M. Grant
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781557866691
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This instructor's manual contains expanded material on international strategic management and total quality management, and includes new mini-cases. It has a rigorous approach to business strategy analysis. (FREE to adpters of the main text only)

Foundations of Strategy

Author: Robert M. Grant
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118914708
Format: PDF
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Foundations of Strategy, second edition is a concise text aimed at both undergraduate and Masters students. Written in an accessible style with the needs of these students in mind, the latest edition has a clear, comprehensive approach, underlined by sound theoretical depth. The content has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent developments in the business environment and strategy research. Features of the text include: 10 chapters covering all the topics in a typical one-semester course. Concise and integrated treatment of strategy implementation focusing on strategy in practice. Integration of the not-for-profit sector. Opening and closing chapter case studies covering a range of real-world, global examples. Featured Example and Case Insight boxes throughout chapters to give an additional dimension to the subject matter. An extensive range of learning and teaching materials accompany this text including instructor manual, case teaching notes, test bank and PowerPoint slides, for instructors. Resources for students include self-test quizzes and glossary flashcards to check understanding. Access the full resources online at www.foundationsofstrategy.com.

Cases in Contemporary Strategy Analysis

Author: Robert M. Grant
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405111805
Format: PDF, Docs
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Used in conjuction with the best-selling text Contemporary Strategy Analysis, 4th edition, this collection of new cases represents a continuing commitment to examining current business theory in the context of real business situations. New, in-depth international cases, with a focus on today’s technological advances. Can be used alongside the best-selling textbook Contemporary Strategy Analysis, 4th edition or as a stand-alone text due to its broad view. Cases include Madonna, The U.S airline industry, Wal-Mart, On-line broking strategies, Laura Ashley, Daimler, the Virgin Group, Eastman Kodak, Harley Davidson, The Royal Dutch/Shell Group, the Virgin Group and others.

Understanding Contemporary Strategy

Author: Thomas M. Kane
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136622810
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Understanding Contemporary Strategy provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of modern strategy. Covering all the main issues in the field, the book explores the major themes through a combination of classical and modern strategic theory, history and current practice. The book is split into three main sections: Definition and Context : including discussion of the human, technological, intelligence, ethical and grand-strategic dimensions Strategy in the Geographic Environments: land, sea, air and space Contemporary Strategic Challenges: terrorism, insurgency and nuclear strategy. Each chapter presents the reader with a succinct summary of the topic, but also provides a challenging analysis of current issues, supporting students with pedagogical features such as suggested further reading, boxed case studies and study questions. This book will be essential reading for upper-level students of strategic studies, war studies, military history and international security.

Contemporary Strategic Management

Author: Robert M. Grant
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781118362556
Format: PDF, Docs
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Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake -Napoleon Bonaparte Most of my success has come down to basic concepts and good preparation -Mark Bouris If you don't have a competitive advantage, don't compete -Jack Welch The 2nd edition of CSM: Aus Perspective takes Robert Grant's razor sharp focus on competitive advantage and applies it in a concise, engaging and accessible format for students in Australia, New Zealand and our neighbouring region. By eschewing excessive theoretical models, the adapting author team have refined the 2nd edition to present clear, comprehensive coverage of core topics and concepts in business strategy. With a focus on globalisation, ethics, sustainability and the rise of social media, the 2nd edition contests real world examples and insightful grounding theory with equal aplomb. The diversity of the new accompanying cases attests to the philosophy of the Australasian edition. From the evolution of Facebook to the grounding of Qantas; the ferocity of Australian supermarket wars to controversial Chinese bids for NBN contracts, students will relish the opportunity to analyse all types of organisations 7F 13 including the public sector 7F 13 with a view to strategically defining their own professional futures.

The Strategy Pathfinder

Author: Duncan Angwin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111931187X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Real-world strategic management practice in an interactive micro-case format The Strategy Pathfinder presents an innovative, dynamic guide to strategic thinking and practice. Using real-world case examples from companies like Apple, the BBC, Hyundai, LEGO, McDonalds, Nike and SpaceX to illustrate critical concepts, this book enables readers to actively participate in real-world strategy dilemmas and create their own solutions. Strategy Pathfinder’s ‘live’ micro-cases provoke discussion about business models, value creation, new ventures and more, while its complimentary instructional content introduces you to the best ‘classic’ and new tools of strategic management. Rather than passively reproducing past and current ideas, Strategy Pathfinder encourages strategic thinkers to learn by doing. The book is designed to help the reader to develop a clear understanding of key concepts while shifting your thought processes towards real strategic action and innovation by enabling you to: Use strategy theories and frameworks to engage in analytical and creative discussions about key strategic issues facing real companies today Form strategic views for yourself, and test them against the views of others Effectively make and communicate recommendations based on solid strategic analysis that stand up to scrutiny from multiple stakeholders Become an active producer of new strategic ideas rather than a passive receiver of past wisdom This third edition has been updated with new chapters and cases to reflect the latest, cutting-edge issues in strategic thinking and practice. And the updated companion website offers students, instructors and managers more resources to facilitate understanding, interaction and innovation. As an active learning experience, The Strategy Pathfinder 3rd Edition engages the reader in the work of strategy practitioners. By arming you with the empirical research you need, and the best strategic management theories and frameworks to better analyse situations you're likely to encounter or already facing in your career, The Strategy Pathfinder teaches you how to improve your strategic thinking and practice, and develop your own strategic pathways for the future.

Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism

Author: Nigel Evans
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136362665
Format: PDF, ePub
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Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism is the must-have text for students studying travel and tourism. It brings theory to life by using industry-based case studies, and in doing so, 'speaks the language' of the Travel and Tourism student. Among the new features and topics included in this edition are: * international case studies from large-scale businesses such as Airtours, MyTravel and South West Airlines * user-friendly applications of strategic management theory, such as objectives, products and markets and strategic implementation, together with illustrative case studies, and longer case studies for seminar work and summaries * contemporary strategic issues affecting travel and tourism organizations, such as vertical integration and strategic alliances Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism is a well-rounded book, ideal for all undergraduate and postgraduate students focusing on strategy in travel and tourism.