Advanced Strategic Management: A Multi-Perspective Approach (3rd Revised edition)

Advanced Strategic Management: A Multi-Perspective Approach (3rd Revised edition)

By: Nardine Mowbray (editor), Mark Jenkins (editor), Veronique Ambrosini (editor)Paperback

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Strategic management is concerned with the managerial decisions, processes and activities that allow the creation and implementation of a strategy. Advanced Strategic Management adopts a multi-perspective approach to evaluate and challenge assumptions about what strategy is concerned with, and thus strengthen your understanding of strategic management. This new third edition weaves together theoretical debate and practical insights to enrich the way in which strategy is both viewed and enacted. Written by leading experts, it provides detailed analysis of the multi-dimensional nature of strategic management, supported by empirical real-world examples and an in-depth final case study. It covers a number of unique perspectives, ranging from military strategy to transaction cost economics and from behavioural strategy to critical management, all of which offer a valuable understanding of the fundamental strategy questions. The new edition features: - Contributions from leading experts in the field. - Fully revised and updated content throughout. - A new detailed introduction and conclusion which link together the ideas and different perspectives throughout the book. This is an engaging and challenging resource, perfect for undergraduate and postgraduate students taking strategy courses.

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About Author

Veronique Ambrosini is Professor of Strategic Management at Monash University, Australia. Her research interests include the resource-based theory of the firm, tacit knowledge, organizational routines and competitive advantage. Veronique has had articles published in the Journal of Management Studies, British Journal of Management, European Management Journal and the Journal of General Management. Mark Jenkins is Professor of Business Strategy at Cranfield School of Management, UK. His research interests focus on the areas of competitive strategy, knowledge and innovation. He has contributed to a number of books on strategic management issues and is on the editorial boards of Long Range Planning, Organization Studies and the European Journal of Marketing.

Contents

1. Advanced Strategic Management: Strategy as Multiple Perspectives; Mark Jenkins, Veronique Ambrosini, Nardine Collier 2. Institutional Theory and Strategic Management; Mia Raynard, Gerry Johnson, Royston Greenwood 3. Military Strategy Perspective; Sylvie Jackson, Philip Davies 4. A Spatial Perspective on Strategy; Stephen Tallman and Mark Jenkins 5. An Industrial Organisation Perspective; Sean Rickard 6. Game Theory Perspective; Stephen Regan 7. Transaction Cost Economics Perspective; Andy Lockett, Steve Thompson 8. Agency Theory Perspective; Duncan N. Angwin 9. Resource-Based View of the Firm; Veronique Ambrosini and Lisa Thomas 10. The Cognitive Perspective; Gerard P. Hodgkinson 11. Knowledge Perspective; J. C. Spender 12. Network Perspective; Silviya Svejenova and Jose Luis Alvarez 13. Strategy as Practice Perspective; Julia Balogun, Paula Jarzabkowski, David Seidl and Stephane Guerard 14. Complexity Perspective; Jean Boulton and Peter Allen 15. Critical Management Perspective: A Foucauldian Perspective; Mahmoud Ezzamel and Hugh Willmott

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/11/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137377944
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9781137377944
  • weight: 727
  • ISBN10: 1137377941
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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