Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases, 6th edition

  • Jay B. Barney
  • William S. Hesterly

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Overview

For courses in strategy and strategic management.

 

Core strategic management concepts without the excess

Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases strips out the unnecessary, by presenting material that answers the question: does this concept help students analyze real business situations? Each chapter has four short sections that cover specific issues in depth, to adapt the text to the students’ particular needs. By utilizing this carefully crafted approach, the 6th Edition provides students with the tools they need for strategic analysis.


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Table of contents

PART I: THE TOOLS OF STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

1. What is Strategy and the Strategic Management Process? 

2. Evaluating a Firm’s External Environment 

3. Evaluating a Firm’s Internal Capabilities 


END-OF-PART I: CASES PC 1—1


PART II: BUSINESS-LEVEL STRATEGIES

4. Cost Leadership 

5. Product Differentiation 

6. Flexibility and Real Options 

7. Collusion 


END-OF-PART II: CASES PC 2—1


PART III: CORPORATE STRATEGIES

8. Vertical Integration 

9. Corporate Diversification 

10. Organizing to Implement Corporate Diversification 

11. Strategic Alliances 

12. Mergers and Acquisitions 


END-OF-PART III:  PC 3—1

Appendix: Analyzing Cases and Preparing for Class Discussions 

Glossary 

Company Index 

Name Index 

Subject Index 

Published by Pearson (July 20th 2019) - Copyright © 2019