Building the Strategically-Responsive Organization

Building the Strategically-Responsive Organization

by Howard Thomas
     
 

Building the Strategically-Responsive Organization Edited by Howard Thomas and Don O’Neal University of Illinois, USA and Rod White and David Hurst Western Business School, Ontario, Canada The contributions in this volume provide an interesting and effective integration of strategic perspectives that exemplify many of the most important issues facing

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Building the Strategically-Responsive Organization Edited by Howard Thomas and Don O’Neal University of Illinois, USA and Rod White and David Hurst Western Business School, Ontario, Canada The contributions in this volume provide an interesting and effective integration of strategic perspectives that exemplify many of the most important issues facing strategic management, both now and in the immediate future.

  • Education
  • Strategic intent
  • Competitive dynamics
  • Industry evolution
  • Strategic change
  • Value chains
  • Globalization
Building the Strategically-Responsive Organization is concerned with building and maintaining bridges between theory and practice. On the research side it generates and tests theories related to business and management and on the practitioner side it shows how to learn, understand and apply tested theories to practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471943990
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Series:
Strategic Management Series, #1
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.32(d)

Meet the Author

About the editors Howard Thomas is Dean of the College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and James F. Towey Professor of Strategic Management at UIUC. He became Dean in May 1992, after serving as Interim Dean since August 1991. Prior to this he was Foundation Professor of Management at the Australian Graduate School of Management, AGSM, Australia’s National Business School in Sydney, New South Wales, and Director of the Doctoral Program at London Business School, England. He is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts in the field of strategic management theory. He serves on the editorial boards of various management journals and is Vice President of Publications for the Strategic Management Society and has published widely in the areas of corporate and competitive strategy. He has an international reputation as a consultant in strategy and serves on a number of boards. Donald E. O’Neal, MBA and PhD (Business Administration) University of Illinois, is an Assistant Professor of Management at Sangamon State University in Springfield, Illinois. After a successful business career, including management positions in engineering and sales and, latterly, as Vice President of Human Resources, he studied for a doctorate in strategic management at UIUC. His interests include research in corporate governance, and consulting in the areas of strategy and leadership. Rod White is an Associate Professor in the Business Policy area at the Western Business School, Ontario where, since 1979, he has taught business policy and strategic management. He also serves as Director of the Western Business School’s Doctoral Program. His research interests and consulting activities include the functioning of top management teams, questions of business strategy, organization relationships within large,complex companies, and the strategic management of foreign-owned subsidiaries. Currently he is exploring how groups of managers in an organizational setting learn, or fail to learn, and how this process contributes to organizational excellence and renewal. David Hurst is a speaker, writer and consultant on management with a unique niche in the field. For many years he was an operating executive in the steel industry. His articles have appeared in leading business journals and he is the author of a book on organizational renewal to be published by Harvard Business School Press in 1995. He is a research fellow at Western Business School’s National Centre for Research and Development in Management.

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