skip to content
Crafting and executing strategy : the quest for competitive advantage : concepts and cases Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Crafting and executing strategy : the quest for competitive advantage : concepts and cases

Author: Arthur A Thompson; A J Strickland; John Gamble
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill/Irwin, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 16th edView all editions and formats
Summary:

Presents research findings from the literature and cutting-edge strategic practices of companies that have been incorporated to keep step with both theory and practice. This work includes a selection  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Case studies
étude de cas
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur A Thompson; A J Strickland; John Gamble
ISBN: 9780073381244 0073381241 0071285903 9780071285902
OCLC Number: 156891949
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 27 cm
Contents: Concepts and techniques for crafting and executing strategy --
Introduction and overview --
What is strategy and why is it important? --
The managerial process of crafting and executing strategy --
Core concepts and analytical tools --
Evaluating a company's external environment --
Analyzing a company's resources and competitive position --
Crafting a strategy --
The five generic competitive strategies: which one to employ? --
Supplementing the chosen competetive strategy: other important strategy choices --
Competing in foreign markets --
Tailoring strategy to fit specific industry and company situations --
Diversification: strategies for managing a group of businesses --
Strategy, ethics, and social responsibility --
Executing the strategy --
Building an organization capable of good strategy execution --
Managing internal operations: actions that facilitate strategy execution --
Corporate culture and leadership: keys to good strategy execution --
Cases --
Crafting strategy in single-business companies --
Costco wholesale corporation: mission, business model, and strategy --
Shearwater adventures ltd. --
The battle in radio broadcasting: XM vs. Sirius vs. local radio vs. internet radio --
Competition in the bottled water industry in 2006 --
Blue Nile, Inc.: World's largest online diamond retailer --
Eat2eat.com --
Panera Bread Company --
Coach Inc.: is its advantage in luxury handbags sustainable? --
Nucor corporation: competing against low-cost steel imports --
The YMCA of London, Ontario --
Wild Oats Market, Inc. --
Zune: Microsoft's entry into the digital music player market --
Skywest Inc. and the regional airline industry --
Competition in video game consoles: Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo battle for supremacy --
Electroni Arts in 2007: Can it retain its global lead in video game software? --
Sun microsystems --
Toyota's strategy and initiatives in Europe: the launch of the Aygo --
Econet wireless international's expansion across Africa --
Crafting strategy in diversified companies --
PepsiCo in 2007: strategies in increase shareholder value --
Spectrum brands': diversification strategy: a success or a failure? --
Sara Lee corporation: retrenching to a narrower range of businesses --
Executing strategy and strategic leadership --
Robin Hood --
Dilemma at Devil's Den --
Enterprise rent-a-car --
Manpower Australia: using strategy maps and the balanced scorecard effectively --
Abercrombie & Fitch: an upscale sporting goods retailer becomes a leader in trendy apparel --
New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. --
Ryanair: European pioneer of budget airline travel --
Strategy, ethics, and social responsibility --
Monitoring foreign suppliers: the challenge of detecting unethical practices --
Queensland rainforest resort --
Smithfield foods' vertical integration strategy: is it environmentally correct?
Responsibility: Arthur A. Thompson, Jr., A.J. Strickland III, John E. Gamble.
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/156891949> # Crafting and executing strategy : the quest for competitive advantage : concepts and cases
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "156891949" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> ; # Boston
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/strategische_unternehmensplanung> ; # Strategische Unternehmensplanung
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1134371> ; # Strategic planning
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/658.4012/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/strategic_planning_case_studies> ; # Strategic planning--Case studies
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/strategisches_management> ; # Strategisches Management
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/strategie_de_l_entreprise> ; # stratégie de l'entreprise
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/planification_strategique_cas_etudes_de> ; # Planification stratégique--Cas, Études de
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/strategic_planning> ; # Strategic planning
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/entreprise_planification_strategique> ; # entreprise--planification stratégique
   schema:bookEdition "16th ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/162671128> ; # John E. Gamble
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/67659619> ; # Alonzo J. Strickland
   schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/109171680> ; # Arthur A. Thompson
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description "Concepts and techniques for crafting and executing strategy -- Introduction and overview -- What is strategy and why is it important? -- The managerial process of crafting and executing strategy -- Core concepts and analytical tools -- Evaluating a company's external environment -- Analyzing a company's resources and competitive position -- Crafting a strategy -- The five generic competitive strategies: which one to employ? -- Supplementing the chosen competetive strategy: other important strategy choices -- Competing in foreign markets -- Tailoring strategy to fit specific industry and company situations -- Diversification: strategies for managing a group of businesses -- Strategy, ethics, and social responsibility -- Executing the strategy -- Building an organization capable of good strategy execution -- Managing internal operations: actions that facilitate strategy execution -- Corporate culture and leadership: keys to good strategy execution -- Cases -- Crafting strategy in single-business companies -- Costco wholesale corporation: mission, business model, and strategy -- Shearwater adventures ltd. -- The battle in radio broadcasting: XM vs. Sirius vs. local radio vs. internet radio -- Competition in the bottled water industry in 2006 -- Blue Nile, Inc.: World's largest online diamond retailer -- Eat2eat.com -- Panera Bread Company -- Coach Inc.: is its advantage in luxury handbags sustainable? -- Nucor corporation: competing against low-cost steel imports -- The YMCA of London, Ontario -- Wild Oats Market, Inc. -- Zune: Microsoft's entry into the digital music player market -- Skywest Inc. and the regional airline industry -- Competition in video game consoles: Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo battle for supremacy -- Electroni Arts in 2007: Can it retain its global lead in video game software? -- Sun microsystems -- Toyota's strategy and initiatives in Europe: the launch of the Aygo -- Econet wireless international's expansion across Africa -- Crafting strategy in diversified companies -- PepsiCo in 2007: strategies in increase shareholder value -- Spectrum brands': diversification strategy: a success or a failure? -- Sara Lee corporation: retrenching to a narrower range of businesses -- Executing strategy and strategic leadership -- Robin Hood -- Dilemma at Devil's Den -- Enterprise rent-a-car -- Manpower Australia: using strategy maps and the balanced scorecard effectively -- Abercrombie & Fitch: an upscale sporting goods retailer becomes a leader in trendy apparel -- New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. -- Ryanair: European pioneer of budget airline travel -- Strategy, ethics, and social responsibility -- Monitoring foreign suppliers: the challenge of detecting unethical practices -- Queensland rainforest resort -- Smithfield foods' vertical integration strategy: is it environmentally correct?"@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2756350> ;
   schema:genre "Case studies"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Crafting and executing strategy : the quest for competitive advantage : concepts and cases"@en ;
   schema:productID "156891949" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/156891949#PublicationEvent/boston_mcgraw_hill_irwin_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Agent/mcgraw_hill_irwin> ; # McGraw-Hill/Irwin
   schema:url <http://swbplus.bsz-bw.de/bsz27354831xinh.pdf> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0743/2007028858-d.html> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0743/2007028858-t.html> ;
   schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780071285902.pdf> ;
   schema:url <http://swbplus.bsz-bw.de/bsz27354831xinh.htm> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=016744558&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0743/2007028858-b.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780071285902> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780073381244> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA903292> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/156891949> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0743/2007028858-b.html>
   rdfs:comment "Contributor biographical information" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> # Boston
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Boston" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Agent/mcgraw_hill_irwin> # McGraw-Hill/Irwin
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "McGraw-Hill/Irwin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/entreprise_planification_strategique> # entreprise--planification stratégique
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "entreprise--planification stratégique"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/planification_strategique_cas_etudes_de> # Planification stratégique--Cas, Études de
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Planification stratégique--Cas, Études de"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/strategic_planning_case_studies> # Strategic planning--Case studies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Strategic planning--Case studies"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/strategie_de_l_entreprise> # stratégie de l'entreprise
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "stratégie de l'entreprise"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/strategische_unternehmensplanung> # Strategische Unternehmensplanung
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Strategische Unternehmensplanung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2756350#Topic/strategisches_management> # Strategisches Management
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Strategisches Management"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1134371> # Strategic planning
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Strategic planning"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/109171680> # Arthur A. Thompson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1940" ;
   schema:familyName "Thompson" ;
   schema:givenName "Arthur A." ;
   schema:name "Arthur A. Thompson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/162671128> # John E. Gamble
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Gamble" ;
   schema:givenName "John E." ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John E. Gamble" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/67659619> # Alonzo J. Strickland
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Strickland" ;
   schema:givenName "Alonzo J." ;
   schema:givenName "A. J." ;
   schema:name "Alonzo J. Strickland" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780071285902>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0071285903" ;
   schema:isbn "9780071285902" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780073381244>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0073381241" ;
   schema:isbn "9780073381244" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/156891949>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/156891949> ; # Crafting and executing strategy : the quest for competitive advantage : concepts and cases
   schema:dateModified "2017-12-23" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.