Present the most thorough, up-to-date, and relevant collection of strategic management cases available in this market-leading, comprehensive case text. Developed by highly respected experts and award-winning instructors Hitt, Ireland and Hoskisson, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: COMPETITIVENESS AND GLOBALIZATION, CASES, 9E combines the latest cutting-edge research in strategic management with impeccable scholarship and a practical global focus. A selection of 30 all-new, compelling cases examines a broad range of critical strategic management issues confronting managers today in U.S. as well as global organizations. Many of these timely cases offer full financial data and all are supported by comprehensive Instructor's Case Notes to guide analyses. CengageNOW online teaching tools and a complete electronic business library help keep cases relevant and company data current. Count on this engaging, complete case book to provide the practical understanding today's readers need to apply strategic management tools and techniques to increase performance and strengthen an organization's competitive advantage.
This textbook for strategic management and business policy courses shows how organizations analyze competitive forces to develop competitive advantages systematically. In the second half of the book, 40 new full-length case studies from a variety of industries illustrate use of the strategic management process. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
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Meet the Author
Michael A. Hitt is a Distinguished Professor and holds the Joe B. Foster Chair in Business Leadership at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. He has more than 260 publications including 26 co-authored or co-edited books. He has been recognized as one of the ten most cited scholars in management over a 25-year period in an article published in the 2008 volume of the Journal of Management. His books include those focused on down scoping, mergers and acquisitions as well as COMPETING FOR ADVANTAGE, 2nd Edition (South-Western, 2008); and UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS STRATEGY, 2nd Edition (South-Western Cengage Learning, 2009). He is co-editor of numerous management, organization, strategy and development books. He has served on the editorial review boards of multiple journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, and Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences. In addition, he has served as Consulting Editor and Editor of the Academy of Management Journal. He is currently a co-editor of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He is the current past president of the Strategic Management Society and is a past president of the Academy of Management. He is a Fellow in the Academy of Management and in the Strategic Management Society. He received an honorary doctorate from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and is an Honorary Professor and Honorary Dean at Xi'an Jiao Tong University. He has been acknowledged with several awards for his scholarly research and he received the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award and the Distinguished Service Award from the Academy of Management. He has received best paper awards for articles published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Executive, and Journal of Management.
R. Duane Ireland is University Distinguished Professor and holds the Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership in the Mays Business School, Texas A&M University. He teaches strategic management courses at all levels. He has more than 200 publications. His research, which focuses on diversification, innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, and strategic entrepreneurship, has been published in ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE, ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, STRATEGIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP JOURNAL, HUMAN RELATIONS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING, and JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES. His recently published books include UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS STRATEGY; ENTREPRENEURSHIP: SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHING NEW VENTURES; and COMPETING FOR ADVANTAGE. He is serving or has served as a member of the editorial review boards for a number of journals, including ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, STRATEGIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING, ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS STRATEGY, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVES, and EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT JOURNAL. He recently completed a term as editor of the ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL. He has completed terms as an associate editor for ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, as an associate editor for ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE, and as a consulting editor for ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE. He has co-edited special issues of ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING, STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF HIGH TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT, and ORGANIZATIONAL RESEARCH METHODS (forthcoming).
Robert E. Hoskisson is the George R. Brown Chair of Strategic Management at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California-Irvine. Dr. Hoskisson's research topics focus on corporate governance, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate and international diversification, and cooperative strategy. He teaches courses in corporate and international strategic management, cooperative strategy, and strategy consulting. Dr. Hoskisson's research has appeared in more than 120 publications, including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Academy of Management Executive, and others. He has co-authored 26 books, including recent books on business strategic and competitive advantage. He is currently Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal and Consulting Editor for the Journal of International Business Studies. He also serves on the Editorial Review board for the Academy of Management Journal. He has served on editorial boards for Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and others. He is Special Professor at the University of Nottingham and Honorary Professor at Xi-an Jiao Tong University. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and charter member of the Academy of Management Journal's Hall of Fame. He is also a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society and has received awards from the American Society for Competitiveness and the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University. He completed three years of service as Representative-at-Large for the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management and currently serves on Board of Directors of the Strategic Management Society.
1. Alibaba.com. 2. Baidu: Beating Google at its own Game? 3. Barclays: Matt Barrett's Journey - Winning Hearts and Minds. 4. Accounting at Biovail - Revised. 5. Blockbuster Acquires Movielink. 6. CEMEX (A): Building a Global Latina. 7. CITIBANK's E-Business Strategy for Global Corporate Banking (2008). 8. From Low Cost to Global Leadership. 9. Dell Pursues Growth in a Challenging Environment. 10. eBay, Inc. Bidding for the Future. 11. Great Lakes: Great Decisions (A). 12. Blue Ocean Strategy at Henkel. 13. Attention Shoppers: Executive Compensation at Krogers, Safeway, Costco, and Whole Foods. 14. Apple Computer, Inc.: Maintaining the Music Business while Introducing iPhone and Apple TV. 15. From Swords to Ploughshares. 16. A Horror Show at the Cinemaplex? 17. Motorola. 18. The New York Times Company. 19. Nike's Global Women's Fitness Business: Driving Strategic Integration. 20. Nintendo's Disruptive Strategy: Implications for the Video Game Industry. 21. NUCOR in 2009. 22. Oasis Hong Kong Airlines: The First Long-Haul, Low-Cost Carrier in Asia. 23. Pro Clean, Tennessee. 24. Room and Board. 25. South Beauty Group: In Quest of a 'Beautiful' Growth Story. 26. South-Western Airlines. 27. Tesco versus Sainsbury's. 28. TNK-BP (Russia) 2008. 29. Under Armour. 30. United Airlines.