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The New Strategic Management. Organization, Competition, and Competence

  • ID: 2240018
  • Book
  • July 2003
  • 326 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Put strategic thinking into action

Building on the fundamental tenets of competence–based strategic management, The New Strategic Management: Organization, Competition, and Competence clearly defines a new conceptual foundation for strategic thinking and action. Authors Ron Sanchez and Aimé Heene offer a clear framework that incorporates the essential features of traditional strategy analysis within the dynamic, systemic, cognitive, and holistic views of organizations, competition, and cooperation that have emerged under the competence banner in the past decade.

The New Strategic Management will help you:

Understand how to create competitive advantages within today s complex and constantly changing markets.

Design and implement an effective "Strategic Logic" for defining and achieving an organization s goals.

 Effectively manage a firm s resources and build its capabilities.

 Develop and use the collective intelligence of the organization.

 Create self–managing organizational processes.

 Lead sustainable processes for value creation and value distribution.


  • Integrates the key ideas from many perspectives on strategic management into one coherent framework.
  • Clearly distinguishes strategic management responsibilities from the tasks of operational managers.
  • Focuses on a set of well–defined, carefully interrelated, and fundamentally important strategic management concepts.
  • Provides both mini–cases and full–length cases give you opportunities to analyze strategic issues in realistic business situations.
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Part I Organization and Strategic Management

1. Organizations, Strategic Management, and Organizational Competence

Part II Perspectives on Economic Organization and Strategic Management

2. Economic Organization: Theories of Markets, Firms, and Their Interactions

3. Strategic Management: Improving Organizational Capabilities for Value Creation and Distribution

Part III The Competence–Based Approach to Strategic Management

4. Designing and Managing Organizations as Open Systems for Value Creation

5. The Strategic Logic of an Organization

Part IV Business–Unit Strategy

6. The Business Concept: Who Will Be Served, with What, and How?

7. The Organization Concept: Resources, Organization Design, and Controls and Incentives

8. Core Processes: Putting the Business Concept and Organization Concept into Action

9. Business Unit Strategy as a "Situational Puzzle:" Aligning Strategic Logic with Macro–environment, Industry, and Product Market Evolution

10. Managing Managerial Cognition: The Unique Intellectual Challenge of Strategic Management

Part V Corporate Strategy for Multiple Business Units

11. Corporate Strategy: The Search for Synergy Among Multiple Business Units

12. Patterns and Limits in the Search for Synergy: The Logic of Growth Through Diversification

Part VI Global Strategy

13. The Search for Synergy in an International Context

Part VII Strategic Leadership and Stewardship

14. Managing Change, Risk, and Ethics


Airborne Express

Air Express Industry


Asahi Beer Creates "Super Dry"

Kentucky Fried Chicken′s Entry into China

Longs Drugs

Novo A/S

Nucor Corporation

Philips NV

Retail Grocery Industry   in the U.S.A.

Walt Disney Company

Full–Length Cases

The Merger of Federal Express and the Flying Tigers Line

MCC Smart

Perdue Farms, Inc.

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Ron Sanchez
Aimé Heene
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