Strategic Management Cases: An Integrated Approach / Edition 10 available in Paperback
This version of the text is comprised of a high-quality case study program contains 31 cases covering small, medium, and large companies of varying backgrounds. The cases selected for this edition will appeal to students and professors alike, both because these cases are intrinsically interesting and because of the number of strategic management issues they illuminate. The organizations discussed in the cases range from large, well-known companies, for which students can do research to update the information, to small, entrepreneurial businesses that illustrate the uncertainty and challenge of the strategic management process. The selections include many international cases, and most of the other cases contain some element of global strategy.
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About the Author
Charles W. L. Hill is the Hughes M. Blake Professor of Business at the University of Washington Business School in Seattle. 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 top tier 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 numerous companies. He has worked with Microsoft for almost 20 years and continues to be active within that organization. He received his PhD from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
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.
Table of Contents
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 Amazon.com 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.