The Evolution of Competitive Strategies in Global Forestry Industries: Comparative Perspectives / Edition 1

The Evolution of Competitive Strategies in Global Forestry Industries: Comparative Perspectives / Edition 1

by Juha-Antti Lamberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1402040156

ISBN-13: 9781402040153

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

An analysis of the evolution of competitive strategies within the forestry industry is presented in this book. The argument is that the chosen context serves as an illustrative setting for a discussion related to global corporate evolution. Therefore, this analytical and rigorous book contributes to better understanding of the workings of a number of manufacturing

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An analysis of the evolution of competitive strategies within the forestry industry is presented in this book. The argument is that the chosen context serves as an illustrative setting for a discussion related to global corporate evolution. Therefore, this analytical and rigorous book contributes to better understanding of the workings of a number of manufacturing industries through discussion of the evolutionary development within the pulp and paper industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402040153
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
World Forests Series, #4
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. List of Contributors.
Part I. 1. Evolution of Competitive Strategies in Global Forestry Industries: Introduction; J.-A. Lamberg, J. Ojala.
Part II. 2. The Giant: International Paper 1898-2000; J.-A. Lamberg. 3. A Company and The State: Enso-Gutzeit; J.-A. Lamberg. 4. Comparing the Strategic Evolution of Georgia-Pacific, Mead, and Weyerhaeuser; A. Ahola. 5. The Challengers: Kymmene, United Paper Mills, and Metsäliitto; J. Ojala, J.-A. Lamberg. 6. Strategy Formation in the Swedish Forest Industry: Comparing SCA and MoDo; A. Melander. 7. Two Family Firms in Comparison: Ahlström and Schauman during the 20th Century; J. Ojala, K. Pajunen. 8. Entrepreneurial Organization or Family Firm: A Strategic Analysis of Gulf States Paper Corporation; P.M. Kreiser.
Part III. 9. Managerial Cognition and Action in the Context of the Forestry Industry; P. Sajasalo. 10. Consolidation by Game-Playing: A Gamesmanship Inquiry into Forestry Industry; J. Näsi, Pasi Sajasalo.
Part IV. 11. The Ephemera of Success: Strategy, Structure and Performance in the Forestry Industries; J. Ojala et al.
References.
Appendix: Competitive Activities of Forestry Industry Firms: A Coding Manual for Event History Analysis; J.-A. Lamberg et al.
Index.

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