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Managing Strategically in an Interconnected World Edited by MichaelA. Hitt, Texas A & M University, USA Joan E. Ricart i Costa,IESE, Spain Robert D. Nixon, Tulane University, USA Published inassociation with the Strategic Management Society, The WileyStrategic Management Series aims to illustrate the 'best in globalstrategic management' for academics, business practitioners andconsultants.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471984979
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/4/1999
  • Series: Strategic Management Series, #9
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 468
  • Product dimensions: 1.19 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Editors...
Michael A. Hitt holds the Paul M. and Rosalie Robertson Chair inBusiness Administration at Texas A & M University. He receivedhis PhD from the University of Colorado and has been chosen toreceive an honorary doctorate from the Universidad Carlos III deMadrid in recognition of his scholarly contributions in businessadministration. He has authored or co-authored several books andbook chapters and numerous journal articles in such journals as theAcademy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal andAcademy of Management Review. Furthermore, he has served asConsulting Editor (1988-90) and Editor (1991-93) of the Academy ofManagement Journal. He is a Past President of the Academy ofManagement and is a Fellow in that organization. Following MichaelPorter (1994) and C.K. Prahalad (1995), he received the 1996 Awardfor Outstanding Academic Contributions to Competitiveness from theAmerican Society for Competitiveness.
Joan E. Ricart i Costa is a full professor in Economics and GeneralManagement at IESE. He is Chairman of the General ManagementDepartment and Director of the Doctoral Program. At the UniversidadPolitécnica de Catalunya (1978), he received a doctoraldegree in Industrial Engineering in 1982 and was also professorthere. From Northwestern University (USA), he received a Master ofSciences (1982) and PhD in Managerial Economics (1984); he is alsoa Doctor in Economics by the Universidad Autónoma deBarcelona (1985). In 1992-93 he was Research Fellow at the HarvardBusiness School. He has published several books and articles ininternational and national journals. His areas of interest arestrategic management, economics of organizations and organizationaldesign, industrial economics and game theory, and informationsystems.
Robert D. Nixon is an assistant professor of Strategic Managementat the A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, where heteaches strategic management, global strategic management, projectmanagement and organizational theory at the undergraduate, mastersand doctoral levels.
Dr Nixon earned his engineering degree from Brigham YoungUniversity and his PhD in Strategic Management from Texas A & MUniversity. Dr Nixon's research has been presented at the annualmeetings of the Academy of Management, Administrative SciencesAssociation of Canada, Marketing Science Institute, and ProjectManagement Institute. He has published in the Journal ofEngineering and Technology Management, Entrepreneurship Theory& Practice, Marketing Science Institute and OrganizationalDynamics as well as the proceedings of national conferences. Hisextensive industrial experiences encompass work for international,high-technology firms and the founding and management of more thana dozen entrepreneurial firms.

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Table of Contents

The New Frontier (M. Hitt, et al.).


Competitive Policy Shocks and Strategic Management (P. Ghemawat, etal.).

Firms' Strategies and National Institutional Environments (J.Bensedrine & H. Kobayashi).

Perceiving Environmental Change and Strategic Uncertainty in theCentral European Banking Industry (W. Hegarty & L.Tihanyi).

Decision Processes and Uncertainty: Corporate Strategy in China (S.Fowler & M. Lord).

Strategic Orientations of Chief Executives in State-OwnedEnterprises in Transition (C. Lau).

The Role of the International Corporations in Cross-BorderKnowledge Transfer in the Semiconductor Industry (P. Almeida, etal.).

Strategic Interaction, Knowledge Sourcing and Knowledge Creation inForeign Environments-An Analysis of Foreign Direct Investment inR&D by Multinational Companies (W. Kuemmerle).

Controlling Unique Knowledge Development as the Basis of SustainedHigh Performance (W. Bogner & P. Bansal).


Goverance of Interorganizational Partnerships: A Comparison of US,European and Japanese Alliances in the Pharmaceutical Industry (P.Bierly & E. Kessler).

Strategic Alliance Formation and Market Evaluation: Effects ofParent Firm's Governance Structure (R. Hoskisson, et al.).

Corporate Boards' Line of Reasoning-Comparison Between CorporateGovernance in Poland and Sweden (J. Dzialo, et al.).

Successful Technology-Based Strategic Alliances: An EntrepreneurialPerspective (G. Meyer & S. Alvarez).

Strategic Alliances and Blocks: Cooperative Behavior as a DrivingForce for Their Evolution (A. Ariño & C.García-Pont).

The Virtual Organization: A Special Mode of StrongInterorganizational Cooperation (J. van Aken, et al.).

How Firms Can Benefit from Collaborating within R&D Consortia(C. Mothe & B. Quelin).

Acquiring Partners' Capabilities: Outcomes of Scale and LinkAlliances Between Competitors (P. Dussauge, et al.).

Relative Absorptive Capacity, Trust, and InterorganizationalLearning in International Joint Ventures (P. Lane, et al.).

Understanding Trust to Build Strong Relationships in Organizations(C. Portales, et al.).

Value Appropriation in an Interconnected World (C. Park).


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