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Practicing strategy : text and cases

Author: Sotirios Paroutis; Loizos Th Heracleous; Duncan Angwin
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2013.
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"Practicing Strategy" is a groundbreaking new textbook focusing on the strategy-as-practice approach, which considers strategy not only as something an organisation has but something which its members do. Key features: the first textbook to use the insights from the research from a strategy as practice perspective to start informing managerial practice; packed with case studies; and learning features include chapter  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sotirios Paroutis; Loizos Th Heracleous; Duncan Angwin
ISBN: 9781849207492 1849207496 184920750X 9781849207508
OCLC Number: 841180718
Description: ix, 256 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Introduction : Practicing Strategy : Foundations and Importance --
Part II. Strategy practitioners : Chief strategy officers ; Strategy teams ; Strategy consultants --
Part III. Influencing Strategy practice : Influencing strategy through discourse ; Strategy meaning in action --
Part IV. Practicing strategy in context : Practicing strategy in mergers and acquisitions ; Practicing strategy in complex firms --
Part V. Case studies : Apple ; Centrica ; Marconi ; Lafarge vs. Blue Circle ; Wikimedia.
Responsibility: Sotirios Paroutis, Loizos Heracleous, Duncan Angwin.

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Practicing Strategy offers an innovative insight into the strategy-as-practice approach through the rigorous investigation of case studies. This pioneering text is a crucial resource for postgraduate  Read more...

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