Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach / Edition 10

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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 case studies. Based on real-world practices and current thinking in the field, the tenth 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 31 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: 9781111825843
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/21/2012
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 960
  • Sales rank: 1,170,059
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.40 (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 1: INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT. 1. Strategic Leadership: Managing the Strategy-Making Process for Competitive Advantage. 2. External Analysis: The Identification of Opportunities and Threats. Part 2: THE NATURE OF COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE. 3. Internal Analysis: Distinctive Competencies, Competitive Advantage, and Profitability. 4. Building Competitive Advantage Through Functional-Level Strategy. Part 3: 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: Formulating and Implementing Related and Unrelated Diversification. Part 4: 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. Cases. BUSINESS-LEVEL STRATEGY. Best Buy: Sustainable Customer Centricity Model. Whole Food Markets in 2010: How to Grow in an Increasingly Competitive Market. Herman Miller: A Case of Reinvention and Renewal. Wells Fargo: The Future of a Community Bank. Staples in 2011. The Apollo Group (The University of Phoenix) in 2011. The Evolution of the Small Package Express Delivery Industry, 1973-2010. Airborne Express: The Underdog. Google in 2011. HCSS: Employee Ownership and the Entrepreneurial Spirit. KCI Technologies: Engineering the Future, One Employee at a Time. W.L. Gore: Developing Teams to Meet 21st Century Challenges. Home Video Game Industry, 1968-2011. Tom Tom: New Competition Everywhere. Alarm Ringing: Nokia in 2010. AB Electrolux: Challenging Times In the Appliance Industry. American Airlines Since Deregulation. How SAP's Business Model and Strategies made it the Global Business Software Leader—Part I. Blockbuster, Netflix, and the Entertainment Retail Industry in 2011. CORPORATE LEVEL STRATEGY CASES. SAP and the Global Business Software Industry in 2011—Part 2. How Became the Leading Online Retailer in 2011. eBay and the Online Auction and Retail Sales Industry in 2011. Is Yahoo's Business Model Working in 2011? Viacom is Successful in 2011. GE: Ecomagination—Driving Sustainable Growth for GE. Cemex's Acquisition Strategy. 3M: The Second Century. Kodak in 2011. Boeing Commercial Aerospace in 2011. STRATEGY AND ETHICS. Merck, the FDA and the Vioxx Recall. Nike: Sweatshops and Business Ethics.

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