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Overview

This leading strategy text presents the complexities of strategic management through up-to-date scholarship and hands-on applications. Highly respected authors Charles Hill and Gareth Jones integrate cutting-edge research on topics including corporate performance, governance, strategic leadership, technology, and business ethics through both theory and cases. Based on real-world practices and current thinking in the field, the Ninth Edition of Strategic Management features an increased emphasis on the changing global economy and its role in strategic management. The high-quality case study program contains 30 cases covering small, medium, and large companies of varying backgrounds. All cases are available in the main student text or the core case text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538748568
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/14/2009
  • Series: Strategic Management Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 936
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles W. L. Hill is the Hughes M. Blake Professor of Business at the University of Washington Business School. His research interests focus on competition and competitive analysis, corporate strategy, international business, organizational structure, and corporate governance. Dr. Hill has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and has served on the editorial boards of several journals, including the ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW and the STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT JOURNAL. He also is the author of a successful international business textbook. An active consultant, Dr. Hill has worked with Microsoft and Boeing. He received his PhD from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, England.

Gareth R. Jones received his PhD from the University Of Lancaster, England, and he is trained in Economics and Organizational Theory and Behavior. His research interests include organizational design for performance, the evolution of business, and corporate-level strategy. Dr. Jones has published articles in all the major management journals and is co-author of several textbooks.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT. 1: Strategic Leadership: Managing the Strategy-Making process for Competitive Advantage. 2: External Analysis: The Identifi cation of Opportunities and Threats. PART TWO: THE NATURE OF COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE. 3: Internal Analysis: Distinctive Competencies, Competitive Advantage, and Profitability. 4: Building Competitive Advantage Through Functional-Level Strategy. PART THREE: STRATEGIES. 5: Building Competitive Advantage Through Business-Level Strategy. 6: Business-Level Strategy and the Industry Environment. 7: Strategy and Technology. 8: Strategy in the Global Environment. 9: Corporate-Level Strategy: Horizontal Integration, Vertical Integration, and Strategic Outsourcing. 10: Corporate-Level Strategy: Related and Unrelated Diversification. PART FOUR: IMPLEMENTING STRATEGY. 11: Corporate Performance, Governance, and Business Ethics. 12: Implementing Strategy in Companies That Compete in a Single Industry. 13: Implementing Strategy in Companies That Compete across Industries and Countries. PART FIVE: CASES IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT.

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