Internationally renowned authorities bring you up-to-date on current thinking about strategic management, with emphasis on competitive performance. A thought provoking view of the future of strategic management, followed by a selection of writing on the theme of improving competitive performance is described in the early chapters. This text will encourage all managers to think about the value and place of strategy in management. This book assembles some of the finest thinkers in the world today - it is a thought provoking and inspiring approach and will appeal to managers who can see beyond the confines of their own offices.
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About the Author
David Hussey has had many years of experience in corporate planning, as a practitioner in industry and as a consultant, including industrial development work in a developing country and as managing director of the European operations of a US owned consultancy. He now runs his own consulting business. He is the author of several books on the subject of strategic management, including Corporate Planning: Theory and Practice (Pergamon 1974), which won the John Player management author of the year award. He was one of the founders of the Society for Strategic Planning and has been associated with the official journal of the society, Long Range Planning, since its foundation. He is a member of the editorial board of Strategic Directions, director of the Japanese Society of Strategic Management and is editor of the Journal of Strategic Change.
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:
Strategic Management: The Beginning of a New Era (R. Mockler).
A Global Environment Circa AD 2015 (C. Taylor).
Picking Winners: The Art of Identifying Successful Small Firms (G. Beaver & P. Jennings).
Management by WarA Helpful Way to View the Competition (H. Hinterhuber & B. Levin)?
Classical Competitive Strategy in Newly Deregulated IndustriesDoes it Apply (D. O'Reilly)?
Human Resources: A Strategic Audit (D. Hussey).
Benchmarking HR Practices: Approaches, Rationales and Prescriptions for Action (J. Hiltrop and C. Despres).
Stress and Strategic Change (M. McHugh).
Postal Addresses of Contributors.