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

Author: Arthur A Thompson; Margaret Ann Peteraf; John Gamble; A J Strickland
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Twentieth editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur A Thompson; Margaret Ann Peteraf; John Gamble; A J Strickland
ISBN: 9780077720599 0077720598 9789814670890 9814670898
OCLC Number: 920230150
Notes: Formerly CIP. Uk.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Section A: Introduction and OverviewChapter 1: What Is Strategy and Why Is It Important? Chapter 2: Charting a Company's Direction: Its Vision, Mission, Objectives, and StrategyChapter 3: Evaluating a Company's External EnvironmentChapter 4: Evaluating a Company's Resources, Capabilities, and Competitiveness Chapter 5: The Five Generic Competitive Strategies Chapter 6: Strengthening a Company's Competitive PositionChapter 7: Strategies for Competing in International MarketsChapter 8: Corporate StrategyChapter 9: Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Sustainability, and StrategyChapter 10: Building an Organization Capable of Good Strategy ExecutionChapter 11: Managing Internal OperationsChapter 12: Corporate Culture and LeadershipSection B: Cases in Crafting and Executing StrategyCase 1: Mystic Monk CoffeeCase 2: Business Model, Strategy, and the Challenges of Exponential GrowthCase 3: Whole Foods Marketing in 2014: Vision, Core Values, and StrategyCase 4: Papa John's International, Inc.: Its Strategy in the Pizza Restaurant IndustryCase 5: Under Armour's Strategy in 2014: Potent Enough to Win Market Share from Nike and Adidas?Case 6: Lulumon Athletica, Inc. In 2014: Can the Company Get Back on Track? Case 7: Lagunitas Brewing Company, Inc. - 2013Case 8: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in 2014: Competing in a Highly Competitive Market for Replacement Tires Case 9: Panera Bread Company in 2014 - Can a Slowdown in the Company's Growth Be Avoided?Case 10: Chipotle Mexican Grill in 2014: Will Its Strategy Become the Model for Reinventing the Fast Food Industry? Case 11: Sirius XM Satellite Radio Inc. in 2014: On Track to Succeed after a Near-Death Experience? Case 12: Sony Music Entertainment and the Evolution of the Music IndustryCase 13: Vera Bradley in 2014: Will the Company's Strategy Reverse Its Downward Trend?Case 14: J. Crew in 2014: Will Its Turnaround Strategy Improve Its Competitiveness? Case 15: The United Methodist Church: Challenges to Its Ministerial Mission in 2014Case 16: Nucor Corporation in 2014: Combating Low-Cost Foreign Imports and Depressed Market Demand for Steel Products Case 17: Tesla Motors' Strategy to Revolutionize the Global Automotive IndustryCase 18: Tata Motors in 2014: Its Multi-Brand Approach to Competing in the Global Automobile Industry Case 19: Deere & Company in 2014: Its International Strategy in the Agricultural, Construction, and Forestry Equipment IndustryCase 20: Wal-Mart, in AfricaCase 21: PepsiCo's Diversification Strategy in 2014Case 22: The Walt Disney Company: Its Diversification Strategy in 2014Case 23: Robin HoodCase 24: Dilemma at Devil's DenCase 25: Southwest Airlines in 2014: Culture, Values, and Operating PracticesCase 26: Nordstrom: Focusing on a Culture of ServiceCase 27: Employee Training & Development at Ritz-Carlton: Fostering an Exceptional Customer Service CultureCase 28: Amazon's Big Data StrategyCase 29: NCAA Athletics: Are Its Amateurism and Financial Assistance Policies Ethical?Case 30: TOMs Shoes: A Dedications to Social ResponsibilityCase 31: Samsung's Environmental Responsibility: Striking the Right Note for Corporate Survival
Responsibility: Arthur A. Thompson, Jr., Margaret A. Peteraf, John E. Gamble, A.J. Strickland III.


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