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Thompson, Strickland and Gambles’, CRAFTING AND EXECUTING STRATEGY, 17e presents the latest research findings from the literature and cutting-edge strategic practices of companies have been incorporated to keep step with both theory and practice. The chapter content continues to be solidly mainstream and balanced, mirroring both the best academic thinking and the pragmatism of real-world strategic management.
An attractive collection of 20 readings that amplify important topics in managing a company’s strategy-making, strategy-executing process is included in this Text and Readings version to provide students with a taste of the literature of strategic management before tackling cases or simulation projects.
Part I: Concepts and Techniques for Crafting and Executing Strategy
Section A: Introduction and Overview
Chapter 1: What Is Strategy and Why Is It Important?
Chapter 2: Leading the Process of Crafting and Executing Strategy
Section B: Core Concepts and Analytical Tools
Chapter 3: Evaluating a Company’s External Environment
Chapter 4: Evaluating a Company’s Resources and Competitive Position
Section C: Crafting a Strategy
Chapter 5: Five Generic Competitive Strategies—Which One to Employ?
Chapter 6: Supplementing the Chosen Competitive Strategy: Other Important Strategy Choices
Chapter 7: Strategies for Competing in Foreign Markets
Chapter 8: Diversification: Strategies for Managing a Group of Businesses
Chapter 9: Ethical Business Strategies, Social Responsibility, and Environmental Sustainability
Section D: Executing the Strategy
Chapter 10: Building an Organization Capable of Good Strategy Execution
Chapter 11: Managing Internal Operations: Actions That Promote Good Strategy Execution
Chapter 12: Corporate Culture and Leadership: Keys to Good Strategy Execution
Can You Say What Your Strategy Is?
Enabling Bold Visions
Location, Location: The Geography of Industry Clusters
Identifying Valuable Resources
The Battle of the Value Chains: New Specialized versus Old Hybrids
Playing Hardball: Why Strategy Still Matters
Hitting Back: Strategic Responses to Low-Cost Rivals
Limited Potential Niche or Prospective Market Foothold? FiveTests
Value Innovation: A Leap into the Blue Ocean
Racing to Be 2nd: Conquering the Industries of the Future
Globalization Is an Option, Not an Imperative. Or, Why the World Is Not Flat
The Challenge for Multinational Corporations in China: Think Local, Act Global
How to Win in Emerging Markets
Why Is Synergy So Difficult in Mergers of Related Businesses?
Corporate Social Responsibility: Why Good People Behave Badly in Organizations
The Secrets to Successful Strategy Execution
Some Pros and Cons of Six Sigma: An Academic Perspective
Linking Goals to Monetary Incentives
The Seven Habits of Spectacularly Unsuccessful Executives