Readings in Strategic Management

Readings in Strategic Management



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Readings in Strategic Management by Cliff Bowman

A collection which is part of the Open University integrated teaching system, this book is designed to evoke the critical understanding of students. There are readings covering the strategic management process, strategy formulation and managing strategic change.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333518090
Publisher: Springer Customer Service Center GmbH
Publication date: 11/01/1989
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Preface - PART 1 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PROCESSES - Of Strategies Deliberate and Emergent; H. Mintzberg & J.H. Waters - Managing Strategic Change?; J.B. Quinn - Rethinking Incrementalism; G. Johnson - Paralysis by Analysis: Is Your Planning System Becoming too Rational?; R.T. Lenz & M.A. Lyles - Strategic Planning for the World Wildlife Fund; G.J. Medley - Corporate Strategy and the Small Firm; S. Birley - PART 2 STRATEGY FORMULATION/INTRODUCTION - Does Strategic Planning Improve Company Performance?; G. Greenley - Business Policy Formulation: Understanding the Process; R. McLellan & G.Kelly - Whatever Happened to Environmental Analysis?; J.Engledow & R.T. Lenz - How Competitive Forces Shape Strategy; M.E. Porter - Portfolio Planning: Uses and Limits; P. Haspeslagh - Defining Corporate Strengths and Weaknesses; H. Stevenson - The Risky Business of Diversification; R. Biggadike - Assessing Opportunities for Diversification: an analytical approach; M. Younger - An Introduction to Divestment: The Conceptual Issues; J. Coyne & M. Wright - End Game Strategies for Declining Industries; K.R. Harrigan & M.E. Porter - From Competitive Advantage to Corporate Strategy; M.E. Porter - The Use of Corporate Planning Models: Past, Present and Future; J.K. Shim & R. McGlade - Business Ethics: Two Introductory Questions; T. Sorell - Strategy and Ethics: Pilkington PLC; T. Sorell - PART 3 MANAGING STRATEGIC CHANGE/INTRODUCTION - Choosing Strategies for Change; J.P. Kotter & L.A. Schlesinger - Strategy Implementation Versus Middle Management Self Interest; W.D. Guth & I.C. MacMillian - The Structuring of Organisations; H. Mintzberg - Configurations of Strategy and Structure: Towards a Synthesis; D. Miller - Evolution and Revolution as Organisations Grow; L.E. Greiner - Successfully Implementing Strategic Decisions; L.D. Alexander - Strategic Control: An Overview of the Issues; D. Asch - The Nature and use of Formal Central Systems for Management Control and Strategy Implementation; R.L. Daft & N.B. MacIntosh

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