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.
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
Air Express Industry
Asahi Beer Creates "Super Dry"
Kentucky Fried Chicken′s Entry into China
Retail Grocery Industry in the U.S.A.
Walt Disney Company
The Merger of Federal Express and the Flying Tigers Line
Perdue Farms, Inc.