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Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases: Competitiveness and Globalization 12th Edition

Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson

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  • Previous Editions 2015
  • 896 Pages
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Overview

Introduce your students to strategic management with the market-leading text that sets the standard for the course area. Written by respected scholars who have taught strategic management at all educational levels, Hitt, Ireland, and Hoskisson's latest edition provides an intellectually rich, yet practical, analysis of strategic management. The classic industrial organization model is combined with a resource-based view of the firm to provide students with a complete understanding of how today's businesses establish competitive advantages and create value for stakeholders. Cutting-edge research is presented with a strong global focus, featuring more than 500 emerging and established companies. New opening cases introduce chapter concepts, and mini cases offer new contexts of study. The groundbreaking MindTap® learning solution has been redesigned to meet the needs of this course area and will prepare your students to excel as strategic leaders.

Michael A. Hitt, Texas A&M University and Texas Christian University

Michael Hitt is a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Texas A&M University and a Distinguished Research Fellow at Texas Christian University. Michael received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. He has coauthored or coedited 26 books and authored or coauthored many journal articles. A recent article listed him as one of the 10 most cited authors in management over a 25-year period. The Times Higher Education 2010 listed him among the top scholars in economics, finance and management based on the number of highly cited articles he has authored. A recent article in the Academy of Management Perspectives lists him as one of the top two management scholars in terms of the combined impact of his work both inside (i.e., citations in scholarly journals) and outside of academia. He has served on the editorial review boards of multiple journals and is a former editor of the Academy of Management Journal and a former coeditor of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He received the 1996 Award for Outstanding Academic Contributions to Competitiveness and the 1999 Award for Outstanding Intellectual Contributions to Competitiveness Research from the American Society for Competitiveness. He is a fellow in the Academy of Management and in the Strategic Management Society, a research fellow in the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers and received an honorary doctorate from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He is a former president of both the Academy of Management and of the Strategic Management Society and a member of the Academy of Management's Journals' Hall of Fame. He received awards for the best article published in the Academy of Management Executive (1999), Academy of Management Journal (2000), the Journal of Management (2006), and the Family Business Review (2012).

R. Duane Ireland, Texas A&M University

R. Duane Ireland is a University Distinguished Professor and holder of the Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership in the Mays Business School, Texas A&M University. He teaches strategic management courses at all levels. He has more than 200 publications. His research, which focuses on diversification, innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, strategic entrepreneurship, and the informal economy, has been published in an array of journals. He has served as a member of multiple editorial review boards and is a former editor of the Academy of Management Journal. He has been a guest editor for 12 special issues of journals. He is a past president of the Academy of Management. Dr. Ireland is a fellow of the Academy of Management and a fellow of the Strategic Management Society. He is a research fellow in the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers and received an award in 1999 for Outstanding Intellectual Contributions to Competitiveness Research from the American Society for Competitiveness. He received the Falcone Distinguished Entrepreneurship Scholar Award from Syracuse University in 2005, the USASBE Scholar in Corporate Entrepreneurship Award from USASBE in 2004, and the Riata Distinguished Entrepreneurship Scholar award from Oklahoma State University in 2014. He received awards for the best article published in Academy of Management Executive (1999), the Academy of Management Journal (2000), and the Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship (2010). He received an Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Research from Texas A&M University (2012). In 2014, Dr. Ireland was listed as a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher (a listing of the world's most influential researchers), and he was also listed as one of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds (a listing of the top cited researchers in science around the globe).

Robert E. Hoskisson, Rice University

Robert E. Hoskisson is the George R. Brown Chair of Strategic Management at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California-Irvine. Dr. Hoskisson's research topics focus on corporate governance, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate and international diversification, and cooperative strategy. He teaches courses in corporate and international strategic management, cooperative strategy, and strategy consulting. He has coauthored 26 books, including recent books on business strategic and competitive advantage. Professor Hoskisson has served on several editorial boards for such publications as the Strategic Management Journal (current Associate Editor), Academy of Management Journal (Consulting Editor), Journal of International Business Studies (Consulting Editor), Journal of Management (Associate Editor) and Organization Science. His research has appeared in over 130 publications, including the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Perspective, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, California Management Review, and the Journal of World Business. He is a fellow of the Academy of Management and a charter member of the Academy of Management Journal's Hall of Fame. He is also a fellow of the Strategic Management Society and has received awards from the American Society for Competitiveness and the William G. Dyer Alumni award from the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University. He completed three years of service as Representative-at-Large for the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management and currently serves as Past President and is on the Executive Committee of Board of Directors of the Strategic Management Society.
  • Up-to-date research and current findings, as well as 20 new cases, focus on a variety of topics, organizational settings, and industries to ensure course material is directly relevant to students. Companies and organizations highlighted include Keurig, W. L. Gore, BP, Martha Stewart, Tim Hortons, American Express, Luck Companies, Polaris Industries and Victory Motorcycles, and many more.
  • Chapter-opening cases set the stage for engaging students with each chapter's topics.
  • Fresh new "Strategic Focus" segments emphasize the relevance of key concepts as students examine interesting, international strategy leaders from today's business world and the actual decisions they've implemented. Students explore how these decisions have influenced strategy within a variety of organizations.
  • Thirteen mini cases, one for each chapter, have rich content that can serve as a catalyst for thoughtful class discussion or individual or group analysis. Each mini case is followed by a set of questions to guide analysis and discussion.
  • After an in-depth study of the strategic management course area and speaking to students and instructors across the country, we have redesigned the MindTap® digital learning solution. Our immersive learning environment delivers activities within the gradual release of responsibility instructional model to elevate thinking and help students master the case analysis process.
  • The Mindtap® Digital Learning Suite elevates student thinking with engaging activities that teach them to think like managers. Streamline your course planning with a fully customizable learning path designed for the strategic management course area. MindTap® offers multimedia quizzing, directed cases, branching exercises, and a collaborative work environment in which students can complete case analysis projects. Track student progress in real time with measurable learning objectives and analytics.
  • Cengage Learning's Write Experience is the first in higher education to offer students the opportunity to improve their writing and analytical skills without adding to your workload. Write Experience evaluates students' answers to a select set of assignments for writing for voice, style, format, and originality. For more information about this unique course solution, contact your local sales representative or visit www.cengage.com/writeexperience.
  • Give your students a better understanding of today's important current trends, contemporary events, and their impact on strategic management. Expanded coverage addresses sustainable physical environment, mentoring new CEOs, strategic leadership in family owned/controlled companies, acquisitions and innovation, open innovations, managing the innovation portfolio, and more, prompting dynamic class discussion and a practical focus that engages students.
Part I: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT INPUTS.
1. Strategic Management and Strategic Competitiveness.
2. The External Environment: Opportunities, Threats, Industry Competition, and Competitor Analysis.
3. The Internal Organization: Resources, Capabilities, Core Competencies, and Competitive Advantages.
Part II: STRATEGIC ACTIONS: STRATEGY FORMULATION.
4. Business-Level Strategy.
5. Competitive Rivalry and Competitive Dynamics.
6. Corporate-Level Strategy.
7. Merger and Acquisition Strategies.
8. International Strategy.
9. Cooperative Strategy.
Part III: STRATEGIC ACTIONS: STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION.
10. Corporate Governance.
11. Organizational Structure and Controls.
12. Strategic Leadership.
13. Strategic Entrepreneurship.
Part IV: CASES.
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