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The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management and Encyclopedic Dictionaries. The Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Strategic Management

  • ID: 2217692
  • Book
  • April 1999
  • 344 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Strategic Management provides clear, concise up to the minute and highly informative definitions and explanations of the key concepts covering the whole of the fast changing field of contemporary strategy. Bringing together specially commissioned and carefully edited entries from an international team of the world′s best known and respected strategy scholars and teachers, this will become the standard reference for students, researchers, academics and practitioners.

The Dictionary has been designed to give both the expert and the newcomer overviews and succinct presentations of the most important concepts, terms and techniques in strategic management. With entries ranging from extended explorations of major topics to short definitions of key terms, this major reference work gives the user:

  • Authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the whole field, including the leading management tools presently used in the field from benchmaking to re–engineering.
  • Fully indexed and cross referenced for detailed research with relevant citations for further study both for academics and practitioners.
  • Definitive entries covering the very latest developments in strategy.
  • A completely international perspective and author base, including new material on strategic management techniques in Asia, as well as the latest thinking from Europe and the US.

This dictionary is part of the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management which contains ten further volumes covering each of the key areas of management science developed under the editorship of Professor Cary L. Cooper from the Manchester School of Management and Professor Chris Argyris of Harvard Business School.

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Figure and Table Acknowledgments.

List of Contributors.

Dictionary Entries A–Z.


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Derek F. Channon
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