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Strategic Management may be classified as the managerial science of how to lead and enable business organizations to achieve its stakeholders' objectives in a rapidly changing competitive and collaborative environment. With new strategic management requirements, new business management models arise, based on knowledge, networking and innovation.
Designed both for advanced students and business managers, this book presents a unique selection of the most recent thinking and applications regarding strategic management of business organizations in the increasingly global and networked knowledge economy.
Setting a new benchmark in the field of strategic management literature, the book links advanced new theory in strategic management with practical business illustrations. Joining high-level concepts with business applications, carefully selected articles by world-recognized authors are combined with case studies of world-recognized international businesses (Siemens, DaimlerChrysler, Canon, British Airways, Philips, Xerox, HP, IBM, etc.).
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About the Author
MARIUS LEIBOLD is Professor in Strategic International Management at Stellenbosch University (SU), South Africa, and also Professor in Strategic Management at Business School Netherlands International. He holds visiting positions at North American and European universities, and is a director of the WISE research program at International University of Bremen. His research focus is on business models for global competitiveness, disruptive innovation, and strategic values.
GILBERT J.B.PROBST is Professor in Organizational Behavior and Management at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, where he also directs the MBA program. Prior to Geneva, he taught as a visiting faculty member at the Wharton School in Philadelphia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of St.Gallen. He is founder and chairman of the Geneva Knowledge Forum, comprising 20 multinationals, and co-author of Managing Knowledge (published by Wiley). He also serves as a board member of major companies and training institutions.
MICHAEL GIBBERT is Assistant Professor in Strategic Management at the Institute for Economics and Management, Bocconi University, Italy. His previous positions were at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Stellenbosch University (visiting faculty member) and INSEAD, France (research associate). His reseach focus is on learning networks, competitive strategy and generalizability in strategy research.
Table of ContentsNew approaches to corporate strategy in the global network economy
Fundamental impacts of the global knowledge economy on strategic management
Traditional approaches to and difficulties in existing strategic management applications
New business models and multidimensional corporate objectives in the knowledge economy
New views of strategic management processes and capabilities
New strategic management tools
Particular types of new strategies and corporate leadership in the knowledge economy
Strategic management - the challenging road ahead