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CengageNOW for Understanding Business Strategy Concepts Plus 3rd Edition

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

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Overview

This robust, online course management system gives you more control in less time and delivers better student outcomes — NOW. CengageNOW includes teaching and learning resources organized around lecturing, creating assignments, grading, quizzing, and tracking student progress and performance. Flexible assignments, online strategic management case library, automatic grading and a gradebook option provide more control while saving you valuable time. A Personalized Study diagnostic tool empowers students to master concepts, prepare for exams, and become more involved in class.

CengageNOW™ Meets the Needs of All Types of Students

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.

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).
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CengageNOWv2 combines the way students use textbooks and online resources to learn, study and complete homework, allowing them to achieve ultimate success in this course in a digital world.

This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1111946167
  • ISBN-13: 9781111946166
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CengageNOW Instructor Testimonial: Kristen Quinn

Hear how Kristen Quinn of Northern Essex Community College uses CengageNOW to help her students develop stronger study skills.

“I liked the videos because they were short enough to teach me and because they were short, I was able to find time to watch them again and again if I did not understand the first time.”

“Interactive learning through CengageNOWv2 is very helpful since it immediately tells you what you got wrong and how to go about solving it so you can learn from your mistakes and then further practice similar problems.”

“The examples and problems used made it easy to understand how things worked in the real world and the business atmosphere.”

“When I switched to CengageNOW in fall 2014, the passing rate jumped more than 11 points to 85.7%, and then to 87.5% in spring 2015. My summer 2015 face-to-face class had eight students, and all of them — 100% — passed.”

“CengageNOW allows students to do their required homework at their own pace, and helps me ensure that they do it. It also gives me a methodology to monitor what they are doing outside of class.”

“CengageNOWv2 helps me move in the direction of keeping the students accountable for their own learning. From my perspective, when students are more accountable (to themselves and me), they are more confident in their ability to master Accounting. Then they are on their way to success in the class.”

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781111821388
Place resources at your fingertips with this efficient Instructor's Resource DVD, including Instructor Resource Manual, Test Bank, ExamView Testing software, PowerPoint, Case Notes, and 50Lessons video series. This full array of teaching ancillaries have been updated to correspond with the new 3rd edition.

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111750282
Engaging, track able, and affordable, the new Management CourseMate website offers a dynamic way to bring course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support this printed edition of the text. Watch student comprehension soar with all-new flash cards and engaging games, audio summaries, self assessments, streaming videos, and more in this textbook-specific website. A complete e-book provides you with the choice of an entire online learning experience. Management CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

WebTutor™ on Blackboard®, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111777869
Jumpstart your course with customizable, rich text specific content within your Course Management System! Jumpstart--Simply load a WebTutor™ cartridge into your Course Management System. Customizable--Instructor can easily blend, add, edit, reorganize, or delete content. Content--Rich text specific content, including quizzing, Web links, discussion topics, and more. Whether you want to Web-enable your class or put an entire course online, WebTutor™ delivers! Visit www.cengage.com/webtutor to learn more.

WebTutor™ on WebCT™, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111777883
Jumpstart your course with customizable, rich text specific content within your Course Management System! Jumpstart--Simply load a WebTutor™ cartridge into your Course Management System. Customizable--Instructor can easily blend, add, edit, reorganize, or delete content. Content--Rich text specific content, including quizzing, Web links, discussion topics, and more. Whether you want to Web-enable your class or put an entire course online, WebTutor™ delivers! Visit www.cengage.com/webtutor to learn more.

FOR STUDENTS

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111750282
Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

WebTutor™ on Blackboard®, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111777869
More than just an interactive study guide, WebTutor™ is an anytime, anywhere online learning solution, keeping you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

WebTutor™ on WebCT™, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111777883
More than just an interactive study guide, WebTutor™ is an anytime, anywhere online learning solution, keeping you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.